May Britains Change Their Accents to be Understood and Get Ahead

“Everyone has an accent and, within the UK, accents change noticeably about every 25 miles,” said David Crystal, professor of linguistics at the University of Bangor.

“The survey shows that people have now learnt to use different accents and alter their speech, depending on the situations in which they find themselves, to their best advantage.”

The Queen’s English came out top in terms of being the easiest to understand and the most professional.

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