The good Lord blessed me with a thick Southland accent, including the famous Southland 'R' - misrepresented by Jim Mora in this mercifully brief documentary, which makes the spurious claim that the Southland 'R' pulls chicks.
Another feature of Southland speech is our single, multi-purpose vowel,
which is best pronounced with a closed mouth and also sounds like 'R'.
Combine these two potent features of Southland dialect - the R and
the R vowel - and you're living in a powder keg and giving off