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Telefis583 posts since 26 Mar 2005
Quite correct - for the life of me I don't know why I keep mixing up Jeremy and Jon's names Rolling Eyes
It was indeed Jeremy - and flippin fantastic he was too
He has a weird mid-Altantic slur which is most bizarre and jarring when it crops up: it goes completely against his otherwise English-to-the-core image.

A really magnificent report he delivered - the special amount of time allocated to it was more than justified
JamesWorldNews8,123 posts since 22 Aug 2004
Are we speaking here of Jeremy Thompson (Sky) or Bowen (BBC). If it is Thompson, I think there is a very slight midlantic slur from time to time.

Bowen, I have never detected at all.
Telefis583 posts since 26 Mar 2005
No definitely Bowen.
Have you never heard it - suppose mid-Atlantic is suggestive of American which I don't mean, just where I live mid-Atlantic is often used to describe an accent that is somewhat groundless, and often features a slight slur at the end of some words.

Have you never heard it with Jeremy Bowen? I find it very strange, he speaks perfectly, pronouncing every word correctly and in full in a typical London fashion, and then suddenly this slur often crops up in the most unexpected way, often mid-sentence...

Annnyway - he's great Smile
Magoo979 posts since 8 Jan 2005
Hymagumba posted:
I'm trying to find this report on the BBC AV Player but can't seem to find it. Is it on there or not?


I think that the report being referred to is the one dated 08/04/2005 on this page.
Telefis583 posts since 26 Mar 2005
That was it - thanks Scottish, lovely to see it again.

Listen to his pronunciation of 'sympathetic' when referring to Tony Blair - a definite slur there Smile