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Can you apple and eve it? The Scots sounding Cockney

10 September 2013 Last updated at 22:59 BST

Are people in the West of Scotland losing their accents?

Linguists at Glasgow University carried out a study which they say proved that actively watching TV could speed up language change.

It appears that Glaswegian fans of Eastenders may be picking up Cockney dialect.

Julie Peacock reports.