Friday 2 November 2012

A Dublin accent?

Today, as I was purchasing my Friday sandwich treat (remember when I was blogging about sandwich treats?) in my favourite sandwich shop, the new guy (but not a very young guy) told me, as I was ordering, if I was from Dublin, as I had a Dublin accent. Brits can get the strangest ideas. I found it quite funny, and as I love Ireland and Dublin, kind of flattering, if completely undeserved. My accent when I speak English is a little bit out there, difficult to define, an English Canadian would identify it right away, but that's about it. Unfortunately, I never managed to sound like a native, however it is nice to know some people think I am. And from Dublin, it is even nicer.


The Artful Gypsy aka Wendy the Very Good Witch said...

Oh I adore Irish accents, but then I like English ones too. Anything is better than my Southern drawl...ugh! :o)

Gwen Buchanan said...

We all think we don't have accents... We have traced my fathers family back to Dublin and Ulster, so that's cool that mention the place.
Hope your sandwich was good.

Guillaume said...

@Wendy-Don't be ashamed of your accent, it is part of who you are and it is a staple of your identity.
@Gwen-The sandwich was quite good, yes, thank you.