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Offline Nolan

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Who has a Kiwi accent?
« on: March 17, 2009, 09:56:57 pm »
Anybody from SA that has a Kiwi accent already, please contact me via PM

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Re: Who has a Kiwi accent?
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2009, 10:02:58 pm »
Sounds intriguing!! 

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Re: Who has a Kiwi accent?
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2009, 10:42:19 pm »
do kids count ?
they seem to pick up the accent quicker.....



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Re: Who has a Kiwi accent?
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2009, 10:47:55 pm »
no unfortunately I need an adult, preferably in the Auckland area

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Re: Who has a Kiwi accent?
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2009, 07:17:24 am »
Nolan wat voor jy in die mou???   ;)
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Re: Who has a Kiwi accent?
« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2009, 07:58:29 am »
 :whistle:

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Re: Who has a Kiwi accent?
« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2009, 08:57:47 am »
must it be a saffer?  What about a kiwi buddy?



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Re: Who has a Kiwi accent?
« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2009, 09:19:56 am »
After enough brandy I am sure I might sound like a kiwi " kwaai ek se my broer"  ;D

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Re: Who has a Kiwi accent?
« Reply #8 on: March 18, 2009, 08:05:44 pm »
A Kiwi buddy will also work. They must be prepared to get involved in a short project.

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Re: Who has a Kiwi accent?
« Reply #9 on: March 19, 2009, 07:53:23 am »
My hubby is excellent at the moari accent, often has me in stitches :2funny:


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Re: Who has a Kiwi accent?
« Reply #10 on: March 19, 2009, 09:02:09 am »
 :2funny: @ Linda!!! I could make a few comments about it all but wont ...  :blush:

Friends back home say we have an accent already but we tend to talk saffa after chatting on the phone or skype after a few minutes!

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Re: Who has a Kiwi accent?
« Reply #11 on: March 19, 2009, 09:21:52 pm »
Yeah, the Maoris sure do have their own accent and the Pakeha their own and then their are a gazillion foreign accents too.

I was reading an article on the Herald site about accents the other day. They are trying to figure out how the Kiwis all developed the "same" accent so quickly. Normally different regions develop different accents, but here it is the same all over, eg. compare the Afrikaans accent in Gauteng vs Cape. The scientists also say that the Kiwi accent is still developing and isn't the "final" accent. The steady influx of immigrants is changing the accent all the time. So maybe the Kiwis will start to say Boerewors properly soon :whistle:  ;D

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Re: Who has a Kiwi accent?
« Reply #12 on: March 20, 2009, 03:41:48 am »
my kiwi workmates use howzit, boet, laaitie, just now, izzit, japie, they also use marina braaisalt on the bbq and eat biltong.

pretty cool influence i'd say  :) not only from me, but heaps of saffa co-workers & friends O0

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Re: Who has a Kiwi accent?
« Reply #13 on: March 20, 2009, 07:51:18 am »
Just goes to show our qualoquisms are kinda cool for a backward country  :2funny:
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Re: Who has a Kiwi accent?
« Reply #14 on: March 20, 2009, 08:02:24 am »
The Kindergarten that my son attends wants to learn to count (up to 5) in Afrikaans.   :clap: I will be spending time with one of the teachers to help her with her pronunciation.  :clap: