... 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.
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.
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) ...
Since both populations originated from Britain, why did the Australian accent stay
similar ... have told you, no, Americans do not talk like Shakespeare, and no,
British .... Many Australian and British people have difficulty discerning an
Oct 17, 2014 ... In the 17th century, Brits and Americans sounded the same ... New York and
Boston accents, for example, have a flat "r" sound, while Cornish, Scottish and
some ... Why do people sound American when they sing in English?
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Jun 13, 2011 ... At what point did the American and British accents diverge? ... One man who
refuses to fight does not have much impact. But he managed to ...