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'[OT] ordering by phone'
I got on a plane once and ended up in Cardiff, Wales. I was paying a
surprise visit to my girlfriend who was out. I ended up first in a hotel
then at a bar with the local football team. I complained about them all
talking Welsh then they informed me they were talking English.
> > I'm a Northerner and can handle most of the English accents (though I
> > can't identify them!); the Welsh and West Country accents are a bit of a
> > pig, and (depending on the person on the other end of the line!)
> > Scottish and Irish can be too. Don't worry about it, it's normal --
> > sometimes we don't even understand ourselves! :)
Alan B Pearce
> When I first arrived in Australia permanently, I was surprised to see
> Taggart (the original series with Mark McManus) was broadcast with
> subtitles, it was all too much for Ocker ears!
I have heard of this happening in the USA, but didn't realise the Ozzies had
it that bad as well.
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