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Regional accents of English

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The regional accents of English speakers show great variation across the areas where English .... There is considerable variation within the accents of English across England. Two main .... The Unit...

Why Do Americans and Brits Have Different Accents? - Live Science

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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.

When Did Americans Lose Their British Accents? | Mental Floss

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Jan 17, 2012 ... By the time we had recordings of both Americans and Brits some three ... Island sounding like an uncorrupted Elizabethan-era English accent have .... Very sorry to correct you, but it does sound that way to American ears.

Why do people say that people in England have an accent, if they ...

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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 ...

Why don't Americans have accents similar to the British, like ... - Quora

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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 American ...

Why don't Americans have British accents? - English Language ...

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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) ...

Why do people have different accents? - Quora

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You are partly correct that it has something to do with geography but there's more to the story. ... Where in Britain do people have an accent similar to an American accent? Is it possible to have a different accent than people around you naturally  ...

A Linguist Explains What Old-School British Accents Sounded Like ...

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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 ...

British Accents and Dialects | Dialect Blog

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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 ...

The Science of Accents - io9

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Jun 22, 2012 ... But where exactly do accents come from in the first place? How do ... Do other British people have problems identifying your accent? Because ...

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telc - Why do people have different accents when they speak English?

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Japanese speakers do not have the “l” sound, common in English, and must ... Note how they usually speak with British accents, even if they are in a land where  ...

Why do people in UK have different accents? | Yahoo Answers

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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 ...

Why does England have so many accents? - Quora

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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 ...