I'd hope they take the approach that is taken in major cities around the world of having someone first say it in the broadest of Geordie followed by a prim and proper RP
Ha, I'd find that completely cringeworthy too.Cringe Please God no!
Nothing. I speak with RP.What's wrong with RP?
I could not agree more.Nothing. I speak with RP.
My cringe is at the idea of a broad Geordie accent being used in an attempt at appearing all twee and light-hearted; when it would actually just make a mockery of the local accent and cause the announcements to be hard for visitors, the hard of hearing, those whose first language isn't English and others to understand.
Excellent little read that.So is this:
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