On 3/18/2014 7:56 AM, Bob Whitmire wrote:
> Aye, but watching these shows has caused me to wonder if the producers are
> careful to see to correct accents,
No, they are careful to make sure the accents are semi-realistic, but mild
enough that people living over 100 miles away
can understand them. :-)
I spent a couple of days in Manchester with our District Manager in 1977. Nice,
competent fellow, I think, but it wasn't
until I'd been with him for several hours that I actually understood much of
what he said.
I've much later seen shows set there, and could understand most of it. Nowhere
NEAR as thick as the real thing.
> particularly for the major characters—and, if so, how the actors’ accents
> sound to those who speak that way normally. Nothing drives me away from a
> production quicker than a cheesy Southern accent, and, as if that isn’t bad
> enough, even cheesier Maine accents.
Down Wester Moose
* BTW, the Cabot's Cove exteriors were shot in the seriously picturesque
What if the Hokey Pokey *IS* what it's all about?
Themed Olympus Photo Exhibition: http://www.tope.nl/