... a single "British accent" does not exist, but someone could be said to have an
English, Welsh, or Scottish accent although these ...
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.
May 25, 2010 ... Best Answer: Many countries have different regional accents. ... This was where
people living in the south of England began to change the way ...
Aug 18, 2009 ... I mean, shouldn't it be that Americans have an accent and English people have
no accent? After all, English IS from England. I'm just ...
The short answer is: divergent evolution and different settlement histories in
different parts of ..... Many Australian and British people have difficulty discerning
an American from a Canadian accent, or can't pick differences ... Americans
sound less English than Australians do because Australia was settled more
Jun 16, 2014 ... Where do accents and dialects come from? ... the USA was settled by people
fleeing prosecution from the British, why don't we (in present day) ...
An quick overview of the accents and dialects of the British Isles. ... French, Irish
and Spanish all have more variations in dialect and accent than English does.
Mar 19, 2014 ... Most people assume that the British have always basically talked like that, .....
Also, a question - do we think that the Boston accent is non-rhotic ...
Nov 28, 2010 ... Why do people in different areas speak differently? Where ... A good way to think
about why we have dialects and accents is if you don't think about a .... The sun
never sets on the British Empire was an axiom with a corollary:.
Oct 17, 2014 ... It's often said that the biggest difference between a British accent and ... Why do
people sound American when they sing in English? ... After all, singers such as
Lily Allen have no problem sounding like a Brit on their records.