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What does RP stand for?

RP stands for Received Pronunciation (BBC English)


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I can see the point of "posh", but we do get rather too much of received pronunciation from people who tell us how to live our lives and a posh accent can be divisive, even in the school playground.
On TV and radio we're used to hearing newsreaders using Received Pronunciation (RP), which was formerly known as Queen's English, or sometimes BBC English.