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David Cameron Just Attempted A Yorkshire Accent

He was channelling William Hague.

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David Cameron attempted a Yorkshire accent while delivering his keynote address at the Conservative party annual conference.

BBC Parliament

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The leader of the Conservatives made the remark while praising former party leader and foreign secretary William Hague.

But the internet was split over whether his accent was any good.

Could someone settle the "David Cameron Yorkshire accent" debate please.

Jim Waterson@jimwaterson

Could someone settle the "David Cameron Yorkshire accent" debate please.

11:57 AM - 01 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Quite a few people were pretty unimpressed.

Fuck sake that was the worst Yorkshire accent I've ever heard

Jane Merrick@janemerrick23

Fuck sake that was the worst Yorkshire accent I've ever heard

11:55 AM - 01 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Cameron does Yorkshire accent. Urgh. #CPC14

Tom Gk@tomgk_RN

Cameron does Yorkshire accent. Urgh. #CPC14

11:56 AM - 01 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And some felt embarrassed.

Rather cringeworthy attempt at a Yorkshire accent by Cameron... #CPC14

Ben@RamblingManc

Rather cringeworthy attempt at a Yorkshire accent by Cameron... #CPC14

11:57 AM - 01 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

But others thought he did a pretty good job.

David Cameron’s northern accent really was just marvellous. #CPC14

Dylan H Morris@TorySwing

David Cameron’s northern accent really was just marvellous. #CPC14

11:55 AM - 01 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

DC imitates Hague and does a Yorkshire accent. Brilliant stuff. #CPC14

Benjamin Pelc@screwlabour

DC imitates Hague and does a Yorkshire accent. Brilliant stuff. #CPC14

11:55 AM - 01 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Well, at least he can line up some voiceover appearances whenever he's no longer leading the country.

David Cameron attempting a Yorkshire accent, presumably lining up a role in Emmerdale for late 2015.

Mark Grainger@MarkGrainger

David Cameron attempting a Yorkshire accent, presumably lining up a role in Emmerdale for late 2015.

11:58 AM - 01 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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