England 103

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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

AGE: 22

DATE OF BIRTH (DD/MM/YYYY): 02/03/1995

PLACE OF BIRTH: Birmingham, England

GENDER: male

ETHNICITY: Caucasian

OCCUPATION: warehouse operative

EDUCATION: A Levels, no degree

AREAS OF RESIDENCE OUTSIDE REPRESENTATIVE REGION FOR LONGER THAN SIX MONTHS:

The speaker has lived only in Birmingham.

OTHER INFLUENCES ON SPEECH:

The speaker does not cite any other speech influences.

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RECORDED BY: Bryn Austin

DATE OF RECORDING (DD/MM/YYYY): 29/08/2017

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DATE OF TRANSCRIPTION (DD/MM/YYYY): N/A

ORTHOGRAPHIC TRANSCRIPTION OF UNSCRIPTED SPEECH:

On my first trip to the States, I, ah — it was a split flight. We, we flew out from Birmingham International, and, uh, we had to stop in Dublin. We had a, I believe it was a five-hour wait, in between our first flight and our second flight. Uh, me and my mum — we went to sit in a pub, had a couple of, couple of drinks. Mm, jus’ tried to kill time as much as we could. Uh, by the time that the next flight was ready from Dublin to Hartford, we, uh, made our way to the departures and got on our next flight. And I kind of had a feeling that once I left to go towards, uh, the next airport, Hartford, that I felt as if my bag wasn’t going to turn up on the other side. So, having that gut feeling, by the time that I’m, uh, went to the, uh, bag collection, I was waiting and waiting, seeing everybody pick up their bags, and, uh, kept getting later and later, and m’bag didn’t turn up. So, then the gates closed, and, and my heart sunk. I was like, “Oh God, I gotta spend two weeks now with no clothes.” [Subject laughs.]

TRANSCRIBED BY: Bryn Austin

DATE OF TRANSCRIPTION (DD/MM/YYYY): 20/02/2018

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