Word for Word #11 Strine; the Australian accent
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Thanks to Rick McKenna for use of the Kath & Kim clip about the mispronunciation of "chardonnay", a gag first coined by Australian balladeer Ted Egan; to the Chaser team for use of The Negotiate Song; and to the Australian National Corpus and Alveo for use of the Mitchell & Delbridge clip.
Hilary Jones reading in Conservative Received Pronunciation is used by special permission of the International Dialects of English Archive.
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