Accent Irony

21 Jul
I’ve always squirmed when I thought any of my “cartoon” or “Hollywood” accents might be played in the presence of a true national from whatever country I was mimicking.  What a revelation to discover that the British have to work so hard to do a convincing (and to my ear, much more “plain”) American accent! If you’ve ever feared for how badly your were mangling some else’s cultural sound, take heart in reading this from the BBC: “How Not To Do An American Accent”.  http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/7509572.stm

Cheers, y’all.  …uh, I mean:

— over and out —

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