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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regional_accents_of_English

Spoken English shows great variation across regions where it is the predominant language. ..... The United States does not have a concrete 'standard' accent in the same way that Britain has Received Pronunciation. ..... Philippine English employs a rhotic accent that originated from the time when it was first introduced by the ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accent_(sociolinguistics)

In sociolinguistics, an accent is a manner of pronunciation peculiar to a particular individual, .... Even when the listener does understand the speaker, the presence of an accent that is difficult to ... In the United States, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination based on national origin, implying accents.

news.psu.edu/story/141216/2005/08/29/research/probing-question-how-did-regional-accents-originate

Aug 29, 2005 ... On the hot, humid streets of New Orleans, Louisiana, it's easy to pick out the locals with just one word: "'Nawlins". That's the name of their fair ...

english.stackexchange.com/questions/5815/where-do-accents-and-dialects-come-from

Nov 28, 2010 ... Why do people in different areas speak differently? Where do accents come from, how do they change and/or survive over time and why do we ...

mentalfloss.com/article/29761/when-did-americans-lose-their-british-accents

Jan 17, 2012 ... Readers Nick and Riela have both written to ask how and when English colonists in America lost their British accents and how American ...

minnesota.cbslocal.com/2013/08/15/good-question-where-does-the-minnesota-accent-come-from

Aug 15, 2013 ... The Minnesota accent received international fame from the Coen Brothers ... He says the long vowels and sentence structure come from the ...

io9.com/5919805/the-science-of-accents

Jun 22, 2012 ... ... accents ringing in our ears. But where exactly do accents come from in the first place? How do we get them? What's the mechanism by which ...

www.reddit.com/r/explainlikeimfive/comments/1sayfu/eli5_how_did_the_american_accent_develop_after

Dec 7, 2013 ... Or, how do accents develop over time in general? ... Someone once explained to me that some American accents come from the gradual ...

www.livescience.com/33652-americans-brits-accents.html

Jan 9, 2012 ... At the time of the American Revolution, Americans and British people spoke the same. It was the British accent that later diverged.

www.thenakedscientists.com/forum/index.php?topic=4406.0

May 29, 2006 ... The accent in Stoke seems to be fairly unique insofar as it does seem ... north the Scottish influence begins to appear which has a Gaelic origin.