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Aunt Binki
« on: July 07, 2017, 07:45:03 PM »
I was re-reading through the comic archives (both new and old) in preparation to get my head to the proper story writing mode.
It occurred to me, I hadn't really given much consideration to a small little aspect: What kind of accent is T-Square's Aunt Binki speaking in?
We don't have a lot of detail just yet on Binki, she looks a bit like a gypsy, but there could be plenty of other aspect as well.

Now, after re-reading it, and going over it a few times in my head, I have a good hunch as to how it sounds in my head, but I'm curious to see what others think as well before I outright state my thoughts on it.

http://altermeta.net/oldarchive/archive.php?comic=58&chapter=1&view=
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http://altermeta.net/oldarchive/archive.php?comic=101&chapter=3&view=

What do you all think?
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Aunt Binki
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Re: Aunt Binki
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2017, 12:19:08 AM »
Sorry not good with accents but I'm sure I have heard yes'm somewhere of that I'1m sure.
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Re: Aunt Binki
« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2017, 07:01:53 AM »
By just reading, I'm seeing some elements of scottish, some elements of italian, and some elements of mid 19th century mid-southeastern US/mid 15th century south-British countryside. If I try to actually create a voice in my head...

...Overall, I'd say modern non-Texas Deep South with a strong Scottish influence, which is difficult to reconcile with her apparently Romani-esque origins.
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