Tuesday, March 4, 2008

an ear for accents

This women has a gifted "ear" for accents. She starts in England, moves through Europe, on to Australia, then makes her way from west to east through North America. I'll note that her Texas and South Carolina are pure stereotype, but damn she nails California and Toronto.

(HT Andrew Sullivan)

2 comments:

Jason M. Adams said...

Yeah the California one was spooky. I loved the transatlantic one at the end, like a stewardess from a black and white movie (and because they were called stewardesses back then, I'm ignoring political correctness in favor of historical :P).

Chris said...

The California accent was definitely LA/Valley accent. I'd guess San Diego would be different. My Northern California accent is probably closer to her Seattle.

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