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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 ... Southern dialects originated in large part from a mix of immigrants from the British Isles, who mov...

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 differences, the accent in West Texas is very different...

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Mar 22, 2013 ... Origin of Southern Accent ..... linguists) who have debunked the theory that because southern accents sound similar to current English accents, ...

R-ful Southern - PBS

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Most Americans can tell a “Southern accent” from the speech patterns of other regions. Among many sound features recognized as Southern, one in particular ...

Why do yanks compare American southern accent to English ...

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Mar 26, 2010 ... To my British ears, the southern American accents sound a little like southern ... It would be interesting if I could trace the place-of-origin roots of ...

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 point .... dialect terms and pronunciations are actually of Scottish origin.

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.

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

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Dec 7, 2013 ... Why don't we (Americans) speak with a British accent, since we started out ... Consider the case of rhoticity in the Southern United States accent, which .... More people may currently self report as being of German origin in that ...

The origins of the "American Southern Accent"! : history - Reddit

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Apr 17, 2013 ... The origins of the "American Southern Accent"! ... The southern accent is also full of diphthongs ('two voices/sounds'), which are vowel sounds ...

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? ... spoke with what we think of today as a Southern Accent. ..... My mothers side of the family is 7th generation American of Scots Irish origin, and occaisonally I would ...

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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, ...

Linguistics 201: The Dialects of American English

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What is the origin of certain features of Southern English that cannot be .... People who are said to speak "without an accent" are actually speaking with this  ...

Origin of the Southern US Accent? [Archive] - Straight Dope ...

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If the 13 colonies were founded by the British, where in the world did the Southern accent come from? Or, for that matter, other dictinct east ...