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British accent samples

A while ago somebody posted a link to a website that had samples of different English accents from across the English-speaking world.

I'd really, really like to find that again.

Essentially, I'm teaching A Kestrel for a Knave to one of my classes, and I want them to become a bit more familiar with the Barnsley accent/dialect.

Any suggestions? Thank you!
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