Re: Accents of the Dwarves (Good Pun! Thanks!)
- In a message dated 7/19/99 5:11:09 PM Central Daylight Time,
> Perhaps what Sayers iswhich
> thinking of is a West Country dialect (Cornwall, Devon, and Somerset),
>Yes, well, Sayers was speaking in the context of BBC radio productions, which
> would be a rural accent, but not the right rural accent.
apparently used to indulge in a sort of generic "country" accent. In her
particular context, it was the Biblical personages of her play series, MAN
BORN TO BE KING, who of course didn't come from =any= part of England.