British Accents

I was just telling someone the other day that I haven’t yet learned to identify the various British accents. Living in Wales, I’m familiar with the local Welsh accent (and can at least identify if someone is Welsh or English or, say, an expat like me from much farther away). But beyond that, I’m still a bit lost.

So this post from was perfectly timed to help me out with an overview of 17 common British accents: