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Siri is killing the Geordie accent

Why aye man!  In fifty years, the distinctive Geordie accent might be all but dead. That’s according to a study from University of York professor Dr. Dominic Watt and speech coach Dr. Brendan Gunn. The paper says that the dialect spoken in the city of Newcastle will eventually morph to sound more generically English, and that’s largely  due to the popularity of voice-activated services like Siri and Alexa.
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