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    Over the years I have developed pretty good skills of barking out commands with my whistle in my mouth. The training group thinks I have a Scottish accent. I have tried the whistle on the side of my mouth but it kept falling out. Went back to the front even though the Scottish comes out. At least the dog can understand me. What accent do you have?
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    I'm not sure what language it is, but when I try to give commands and hold my whistle in my mouth at the same time, it sounds a lot like choking!
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    All Acme whistles are made in Birmingham and make me sound like a Brummie; can't imagine why. Or rather woi.

    If you learn to say "Hie lost" through a whistle you have a useful long distance "Hunt it up" command.

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    had a friend that said "sit" with the whistle in his mouth. The 's' came out as 'sh' and that is exactly what the dog would do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ebenezer View Post
    had a friend that said "sit" with the whistle in his mouth. The 's' came out as 'sh' and that is exactly what the dog would do.
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    I can talk just fine with the whistle in my mouth. I just can't blow the damn thing!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ebenezer View Post
    had a friend that said "sit" with the whistle in his mouth. The 's' came out as 'sh' and that is exactly what the dog would do.
    I have the same sound and wonder why the dogs look at me funny, they do the half sit and and I can hear them saying, "What did he say?"
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