He spoke with an extreme Oxford accent
, and when he was talking well, his face sometimes wore the rapt expression of a very emotional man listening to music.
"They would both dine with the Marquess in the Rex Whistler dining room, and both spoke with a cut-glass Oxford accent
," said Mr Morris.
For them, it's no longer the clipped Oxford accent
but American- inspired slang that carries cachet.
What we have now here is 'feudal mentality' practised even with Harvard or Oxford accent
and immaculate dress in the latest western fashion.
I can still hear his plummy Oxford accent
and, when he spoke of an "alien menace", I realised that he was talking about me and my family - my dad, who was an unemployed tailor, and my uncle Wolfie, who joined the army aged 14 and went on to win a Military Medal.
It was a thoroughly Oxford accent
. I was startled because it sounded so familiar.
Caption(s): Stylecraft's Oxford accent
table / Black lacquer vase with Capiz shell inlay.
Where do you think you'regoing,mate?'' Unfortunately,answering in his best Oxford accent
(well,he hails from Wirral),he replied that he was visiting a particular well-known company and daringly added: ``And please don't call me mate.'' Thefloodgates opened: ``I'll talk to you as I want, you cheeky t$*@?!'' The anonymous reader adds: ``It'll all be fine by 2008 won't it?
``It was so amazingly just like my life, although the story was changed a little to make Sam a vicar's daughter, to make up for my slightly Oxford accent
. Sometimes you just know a role is right for you.
She had a dream in which her lion spoke in beautiful English with an Oxford accent
, and she really did suspect that Ernest shot her lion before she did.
Not that the received Oxford accent
, which Eliza desired, is fashionable today.
Hospital administrator Martha Diaz said: "Because he was English, I imagined him white and blond with an Oxford accent
. I could not have been more wrong.