Recently I watched a video with Newfoundland accent:


Apparently it is English :) However my colleagues and I find it literally impossible to understand except maybe a few separate words. As native speakers do you understand it? If it not to much trouble maybe you could write a transcription for us?

  • I was utterly lost, apart from a few instances of swear words. I could provide a transcript of just the bits I understood, but it might not be appropriate :-)
    – Phylyp
    Mar 18, 2017 at 8:38
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because ELL is not a transcription service.
    – ColleenV
    Mar 18, 2017 at 10:44
  • It's deepest, darkest Newfie accents--they're trying to make it incomprehensible to everyone except people who live there. I wouldn't be surprised if the beginning stuff was just about nonsense (what you would say to attract a cat or a dog), then it switches into, "hey, where ya from".
    – mkennedy
    Mar 18, 2017 at 10:51
  • Wikipedia has an informative article on Newfoundland English. Mar 18, 2017 at 13:21
  • They're speaking extremely rapidly. If it were slowed down, you would understand quite a lot of what is being said.
    – TimR
    Mar 18, 2017 at 17:09


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