Language is a murrracle

I am fascinated by this video which shows the different dialects in the U.S.A. and I would absolutely love to see one done for Australia. Maybe it’s already been done; I’m going to do some research. If it hasn’t, I should probably make it happen. 

I remember when I was about twelve my older brother interviewed me for his linguistics class and asked me to read out a series of words like lieutenant, hue, pew, etc. and I found it really interesting. I also mispronounced ‘pew’ as ‘poo’ because I wasn’t familiar with the word, and my brother cried with laughter. 

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