Web Results

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.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regional_accents_of_English

Spoken English shows great variation across regions where it is the predominant language. .... As such, a single "British accent" does not exist. ..... Philippine English employs a rhotic accent that originated from the time when it was first ...

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 ...

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

Readers Nick and Riela have both written to ask how and when English colonists in America lost their British accents and how American accents came about.

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

Why do people in different areas speak differently? Where do accents ... What do we mean by "dialect"? First of all, let me say that the distinction ...

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.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/when-did-Americans-Lose-British-accents-ask-smithsonian-180955291

When did the early colonists stop sounding British and start sounding American? ... Over time, the changes went beyond accent to include different words and ...

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 ...

.ask.com/youtube?q=How+Did+Accents+Originate&v=UZIgr_v07Xc
Jul 19, 2013 ... Why is it that your location dictates the way you speak? Where did it all start? Find out, today on Showcaine! Leave us a video response ...

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.