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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

AGE: 21

DATE OF BIRTH (DD/MM/YYYY): 02/04/1995

PLACE OF BIRTH: Liverpool

GENDER: female

ETHNICITY: white/British

OCCUPATION: barista

EDUCATION: diploma

AREAS OF RESIDENCE OUTSIDE REPRESENTATIVE REGION FOR LONGER THAN SIX MONTHS: none

OTHER INFLUENCES ON SPEECH:

Speaker mentions that her family came from Scotland “years back,” likely meaning generations ago.

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RECORDED BY: Flloyd Kennedy

DATE OF RECORDING (DD/MM/YYYY): 30/12/2016

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ORTHOGRAPHIC TRANSCRIPTION OF UNSCRIPTED SPEECH:

I’m from Liverpool. Eh – ‘ve got a cat called Lupin. Ehm, my family is originally from Scotland, years back, and there’s a place in Scotland called Dunbar, which is very exciting. What else? Mmm – mm – what else is there about me? I live in Kirkby, which is a rough part of Liverpool, but I used to live in Childwall, which is a nice part. That’s where me mum and dad still are, but I’m in the not-so-nice part now. But I’ll get back to Cher – to Childwall one day [laughs].

Ehm, I love photography. And I want to become a photographer. But I just don’t know how to get there, yet. But one day I’ll work that out.

Ehm, I went to a school called Holly Lodge, which was an all-girls school. I liked it. However, one day, I fell over in the middle of the school field, on my way to class in front of everyone, and got me skirt covered in mud. And I think that’s the most embarrassing thing [laugh] to happen to me, because I was only, like, 14, so ev- – ah – e-everyone saw me.

Ehm, what else? Oh, there’s loads of embarrassing things have happened to me. Fell over in Gulliver’s World once, in front of – about – a hundred people. That was awful. Ehm, oh, me dad used to be in a band. That’s interesting. Me dad used to be in a band that played in Liverpool, called Plasticine Jean. Ehm, and he used to play in the Picket round the corner – ehm – and we found out recently that my dad and one of me friend’s dads used to play together. And we never knew. That was just complete coincidence. So that’s – that’s another exciting thing. Ehm, that’s about as exciting as my life gets [laughs].

TRANSCRIBED BY: Flloyd Kennedy

DATE OF TRANSCRIPTION (DD/MM/YYYY): 30/12/2016

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