Datapoint Welsh English/Like as a quotative particle

Variety: Welsh English
Feature: Like as a quotative particle
Value: A - feature is pervasive or obligatory
Informants: Robert Penhallurick

Examples

Example 1152:
I'm like, "no I haven't," and she's like, "yeah," and I'm like, "well what kind of accent have I got then?" and she's like, "well Welsh," and I'm like, "oh right."

Source: British Broadcasting Corporation 2005: Bonymaen

Example 1153:
If you was to say like, "oh" every word that you used was…

Source: British Broadcasting Corporation 2005: Splott