Episode from the podcastTwenty Thousand Hertz

Evolution of Accents

Released Tuesday, 27th June 2017
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When you describe yourself to others you might mention your height, hairstyle, or maybe your build. But one of the most telling things about you is something you can’t even see, yet it defines you more than you realize. Your accent tells others where you’re from, who you identify with, and maybe even where you’re going. How did accents evolve and why are American accents so different from British accents? Featuring Hollywood Dialect Coach Erik Singer and Linguistics Professor Dr. Walt Wolfram. 
Twenty Thousand Hertz is hosted by Dallas Taylor and produced out of the studios of Defacto Sound. 
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