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  1. There are certain sounds that are distinctly Southern, like the hum of cicadas or the rumble of hot thunder every afternoon in the summer. But by far, the most distinct auditory clue, the South's calling card of sorts, is the melodic sound of a true Southern accent. Not all accents are alike, but.
  2. May 09,  · Whatever happened to non-rhotic Southern accents? For those of you joining us from the everyday world (one where “non-rhotic” isn’t a household word) a non-rhotic accent is one where the “r” is dropped at the end of words or syllables. So, compare General American car—“cahrrr“–with the more common British pronunciation, which would sound to an American a bit like “cah“.
  3. Jun 17,  · In this episode of 'Culturally Speaking,' 50 people from the 50 United States of America attempt to demonstrate the accent from their home state. Does your state have an accent? Do you accent .
  4. Now, when I drink, get mad, or talk to old people, my relatives, or the Bubba who used to live across the street, I might use my accent or let a sympathetic drawl slip. I’m aware of the fact that my accent can put someone at ease or, alternatively, cause someone to assume my allegiance to the Southern .
  5. No, British people like southeast US accents, those who can distinguish them. I watched coverage of the Harvey floods in Texas, and apart from being impressed by how Texans rallied round and helped each other, I started liking their accents. My fa.
  6. Sep 17,  · Sometimes he speaks "Ebonics" when he talks to black people, she fretted. might find her Brooklyn accent gets a little stronger when she goes speak one way to a Southern .
  7. Dec 13,  · What is the southern accent? How is it treated by non-southerners? All these questions and more are addressed in this installment of the United States of Accents.
  8. Jan 11,  · Let’s take a look at some of the common southern accents from around the south: Mississippi Accent. The Mississippi accent is the true Southern drawl. It’s slow, musical, and drawn out. Like many Southern accents, it’s non-rhotic, which simply means there are no R’s. Words like “butter” and “mister” become butt-uh and mist-ah.

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