The Nat That Walks By Herself (evilstorm) wrote in linguaphiles,
The Nat That Walks By Herself
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regional differences in uk terms

Very simple question, but one that I have no idea how to find the answer to:

Is there any regional difference that determines whether someone says "tuppence worth" or "two penn'orth"? Or any other difference, really, class or institution or whatnot. Much obliged.
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