Wrapped Up In Books

You think you don’t have an accent?
December 13, 2008, 1:17 pm
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My favourite new mode of procrastination is this website, the Speech Accent Archive, run by George Mason University.  Basically people anywhere in the world can read a prescribed excerpt which is then mapped onto an atlas so people can read along to the different pronunciations.  I think I might give it a go.  God knows I’ve already given enough people a good laugh just saying “out and about“.

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