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Southern American English

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Southern American English or Southern U.S. English is a collection of related American English .... However, this fronting does not occur in younger speakers before /l/ (as in goal or colt) or befor...

What is the origin of the Southern accent in the US? - Quora

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The Southern Accent is actually pretty diverse and though many of us (e.g., me) can't really hear the ... Where did the US southern accents come from?

Linguistics 201: The Dialects of American English

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These dialects developed because of the following factors: 1) the language ... 4) innovations in British English that did not occur in the more conservative .... Even people who have never traveled to New York are familiar with this accent from watching TV. ... Southern English speech laid the foundation for the development of ...

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Mar 22, 2013 ... The problem is that, although a strong southern drawl does not usually ... Southern accents come from the Scottish and the Irish, not a bunch of ...
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Jul 19, 2013 ... If a southern accent is done right. It's smooth and soothing. And it does NOT make southerners any less intelligent . And N.Y accents is what I ...

ELI5: How did the "American" accent develop after the British ...

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Dec 7, 2013 ... Or, how do accents develop over time in general? ... Consider the case of rhoticity in the Southern United States accent, which has in certain ...

Southern Accent (Roman, influence, slaves, historical) - History ...

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Hi, Can someone please tell me what are the origins of the southern US accent. The more I hear, the more it sounds Irish to a certain extent.

When did Americans Stop "Talking British?" | Dialect Blog

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Jun 13, 2011 ... At what point did the American and British accents diverge? ... most Southerners spoke with what we think of today as a Southern Accent. ...... I think, though, that many aspects of American accents developed independently ...

Why Do Americans and Brits Have Different Accents? | When Did ...

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Jan 9, 2012 ... It was the British accent that later diverged. ... speech came into use among the upper class in southern England, in and around London. ... The lofty manner of speech developed by these specialists gradually became ...

h2g2 - American Regional Dialects - The Southern Drawl - Edited ...

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Mar 14, 2008 ... For many years, two Southern accents developed independently. ... The Scots- Irish vernacular along the Appalachian mountains did not ...

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When Did Americans Lose Their British Accents? | Mental Floss

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Jan 17, 2012 ... What a lot of Americans think of as the typical "British accent” is ... not long after the revolution, non-rhotic speech took off in southern England, ...

R-ful Southern - PBS

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Most Americans can tell a “Southern accent” from the speech patterns of other regions. ... Where did the “Confederate A” come from? .... until 1929) were at first a natural extension of the well-developed industry of theater and vaudeville.

Southern Accent Hypothesis and Question - Straight Dope Message Board

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I've always wondered how the Southern accent developed and at what .... But, be that as it may, even if true, this theory does not explain why ...