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Accent and expression - step two

Unusually large teeth

Who d'you think us scousers are descended from, eh? Tyrannosaurus Rex? Everyone uses their teeth to make some speech sounds, but this isn’t what makes the Scouse accent distinctive.

Try again. Why does Scouse sound like Scouse?

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Pollution Fumes coming out of the Mersey Tunnel blocked our noses

Laziness We couldn't be bothered to talk any other way

Contact with others
Contact with others New people coming to live in the city changed the way we spoke

Unusually large teeth
Unusually large teeth This affects how we form words