Spoken English shows great variation across regions where it is the predominant
language. .... There is considerable variation within the accents of English across
England. Two main sets .... The Un...
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.
The short answer is: divergent evolution and different settlement histories in
different parts of .... Why do many Americans refer to people as having a British
accent? .... Many Australian and British people have difficulty discerning an
The reason for this is that it is faster to spread an accent (let's call it a dialect) by
moving people than it is to generate new dialects. England is where English ...
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) ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
An quick overview of the accents and dialects of the British Isles. ... every day but
I do not understand many dialects and people from those places have to speak ...
Jun 13, 2011 ... At what point did the American and British accents diverge? ... More marked
regional accents would have been different, however. It's unlikely, for ......
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