Out of Manchester

There’s a more obvious irony to Daniel Lavelle’s piece on accent softening in The Guardian.

The author is a regular contributor to The Guardian; he received the 2017 Hugo Young award for his reporting.

…since I moved from Manchester to London two years ago, I have been mocked about my accent…

“Two years ago” means 2017. The Guardian had made the same move 53 years earlier.

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