How I lost my Salford accent - and why that goes against the trend
A fascinating study shows people in Greater Manchester want to retain their local voices
Dear members — people across Greater Manchester are proud of their regional accents and want to keep them, according to a recent study from MMU. In today’s edition, Jack speaks to the man behind that research and writes about how he unlearned his own Salford accent.
Before we get into it, we have a request. If you’re skilled with a camera (or a phone…), we’d love to use some of your wintery pictures of local streets and parks and scenes in our advertising. The ones that do best tend to depict well-known buildings or scenes that people recognise, and we’re always hunting for great shots that we can use in our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter marketing. We’ll credit you as the photographer, of course. Please send a few photos to our wonderful business growth intern Rafi via email@example.com.
And a quick question: In yesterday’s briefing we listed a few pieces of great journalism that our team read over the weekend which weren’t anything to do with Greater Manchester. They were ju…
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