Lauren Bacall's Accent
Tonight I saw Larry King's interview with Lauren Bacall. She sounded like an English...
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Notes From My Recent Travels
Weather forecasting Seattle style: If you can see Mount Rainier, it's going to rain...
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Eye-Talian
I heard someone pronounce the word "Italian" like "eye-talian". I couldn't figure...
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Leonardo Dicaprio In "The Aviator"
What accent does Leonardo DiCaprio have in the film "The Aviator"? I don't suppose...
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Accents - Hugh Laurie
Anyone seen Hugh Laurie in the new(-ish) TV series "House"? I've only seen clips...
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Edgy Hip-Hop Advertising (Re: I'm Feeling...
A year or so ago, someone asked me about rap ... the moment. I told her "I'M FEELING...
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Why Do People Use The Term "British English...
The English spoken in different parts of Britain is very different. Scottish English...
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Mad Cow Disease
I twice-heard US news broadcasters say MAD Cow Disease yesterday instead of Mad COW...
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A Foreigner's Question On British Pronunciation
Hello. I've heard (say, in some British songs) the following pronunciation: the vowel...
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PIP And PINP
PIPs pronounce neither "pin" nor "pen" as /pIn/ or /pEn/, instead using a vowel between...
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The American Accent?
Hi, Learning English is my hobby .I think my level is intermediate now ,so do you...
Which One Is Closer To General American...
Hi, I heard that "Water" has two different pronounciations in America, "Wa-ter"...
Short Vowel 'I'?
In voa ,sometimes short vowel 'i' sounds like ә.believe ,for instance ,sounds like...
Speaking With A Cockney Accent
I am in a theatre production that requires me to use a cockney accent any suggesting...
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Allophone [T] At End Of Short Words?
Hi I would like to know if there are any differences between the allophones of...
Fake Onscreen Southern Accents - Why?
British actors have laid down some terrible American accents on celluloid: Michael...
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There Was A Show On
There was a show on television last night with Mary Tyler Moore and Valerie Harper...
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"Accent On Language"
Accent on language The teaching of foreign languages at the elementary school level...
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Could You Check Out My Sentences?
Could you tell me whether both of the following setences are correct or not? Thanks...
When Is /T/ Pronounced /D/ In American...
Hi guys, I'm serious about American accent. When the Americans talk, "fighting...