Nothin to be gained by policin speakin | Brief letters

Nothin to be gained by policin speakin | Brief letters

8/4/2021 12:52:00 AM

Nothin to be gained by policin speakin | Brief letters

Brief letters: Country diary | Climate crisis | Class and accent | Throw of the dice | Mixed-up names

Country diary | Climate crisis | Class and accent | Throw of the dice | Mixed-up namesOne reader wonders how the home secretary, Priti Patel (pictured), has escaped Digby Jones’s attention.Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PAOne reader wonders how the home secretary, Priti Patel (pictured), has escaped Digby Jones’s attention.

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It's a ghastly sound and a London bubble argot. That's why we have written language to keep us all on the same page. Children (grown up ones too) need to know when they are not pronouncing words properly. Anything goes is not better than correct pronunciation. Esp when public speaking. No need to sound posh.