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Thursday, 22 January 2009

Many 'change accent to get ahead'

More than one-third of employees have changed their accent in order to impress their boss and improve their career prospects, research suggests.

Among the 1,000 people surveyed, 38% of those with a regional accent said they had had difficulties being understood, the Bury Technologies survey found.

BBC website
Thursday 22 January 2009

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