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Accent and expression - final screen

Map highlighting the areas around Liverpool

That's dead right. These days you'll hear Scouse-type pronunciations as Southport, Ormskirk, Prescot, Warrington, Wirral and even into North Wales.

Conclusion

Now you know how the great Scouse accent came about, and how it’s still developing. I wonder what it will be like in another hundred years?

So all that’s left is for me to bid you farewell in the time-honoured tradition:

Tirrah!

Professor Dr Watson waving goodbye

Find out more about what makes Scousers Scouse in The People's Republic gallery.