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Friday, 4 April 2008

Perceptions 'affected by accent'

Accent could affect how intelligent people are thought to be, a new study suggests.

The study, which matched accents with perceived intelligence, found speaking in a Birmingham accent gives a worse impression than saying nothing at all.

Thursday, 3 April 2008
BBC website

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