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  • proper noun an invented English language dialect used by actors that mimics a stereotypical English Southern rural accent


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Blend of mummer and Somerset


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  • It also doesn't quite gel as some of the later productions do - sorry to bang on about accents again, but it seems off to have two Irish actors (Ciaran Hinds and Sinead Cusack) playing the king and queen of Sicilia, but sounding English - and yet to make the Bohemian peasants come from Mummerset.

    May Books 6) The Winter's Tale, by William Shakespeare nwhyte 2009


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