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Fred Armisen Has Mastered Every Accent But One

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.16.2016 | Entertainment

Much like Bill Hader, Fred Armisen is one of those names that immediately comes to mind when you think of someone that has mastered every accent. The...

Terroll & Nakita - Accent Challenge

Terroll Lewis & Nakita Johnson | Posted 05.18.2016 | Entertainment
Terroll Lewis & Nakita Johnson

So after a high demand of comments from you guys our loving supporters we decided to do it, yes we decided to do the ACCENT CHALLENGE!! Please do not ...

Poet Beautifully Describes Why Spanish Accents Are So Special

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 12.01.2015 | Latino Voices

“My mom holds her accent like a shotgun. With two good hands. Her tongue all brass knuckled, slipping in between her lips." That’s how Denice Froh...

20 Distinct Regional American Accents, Ranked

Thrillist | Posted 11.19.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Megan Frye Credit: Jennifer Bui/Thrillist From sea to shining sea, the United States is one of the most culturally diverse countries on th...

Why Are British Accents So Sexy?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 11.04.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Drunk Settlers To Blame For Aussie Accent, Lecturer Says

The Huffington Post | Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 12.09.2015 | Science

Scientists have long known that the modern Australian accent developed from a combination of European settlers' and Aborigines' pronunciations -- but ...

The Only Request Any Voiceover Actor Or American-Latino Need Follow

Anthony Mendez | Posted 10.12.2015 | Latino Voices
Anthony Mendez

There is value to accent-reduction classes for immigrants, because it allows them to better communicate in the U.S. But for those of us who are understood, American-born and still have an accent, accent-reduction classes shouldn't be something we need in order to gain better employment.

Latina Comedian Nails 9 Different Spanish Accents In Hilarious Video

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 10.05.2015 | Latino Voices

Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world. However, not everyone speaks the same kind of Spanish. For instance, you won’t hear the sam...

Narcos Is A Hit For Netflix But Iffy Accents Grate On Colombian Ears

The Guardian | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 09.18.2015 | Latino Voices

The Netflix drama Narcos has won critical acclaim for its unflinching depiction of the rise and fall of Pablo Escobar, and its generally sympathetic d...


I Can Greet You With 'Hi,' 'Hola' or 'Ciao.' What's Wrong With That?

Elio Leturia | Posted 09.15.2015 | Latino Voices
Elio Leturia

Immigrants like you and me move to other countries for various reasons. We bring our language, customs and cultures with us. We can't leave them at the border. Do I want to assimilate? Hell, no. Do I want to acculturate? Yes. I want to get the best of both worlds.

Hernan Lopez on Career Success as a Racial Minority | SPEAK UP WITH JIMMY NGUYEN (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 05.27.2016 | Business
Jimmy Nguyen

Hernan Lopez, President & CEO of FOX International Channels, speaks with Jimmy Nguyen about achieving career success in the U.S. as an immigrant and a racial minority.

Confessions of a Code-Switcher: 'Talking White' as an Accent

Joshua Adams | Posted 05.15.2016 | Black Voices
Joshua Adams

While we may speak similarly as another from the same culture, a racially monolithic way of talking is simply not possible. We deserve to give each other room for cultural background and experience, and should not force each other to conform into our conceptions of their group.

8 Ways To Add Glam Factor To Your Reception

The Knot | Posted 02.07.2015 | Weddings
The Knot

If you're looking for that extra something to give your wedding décor a touch of glam factor, think about incorporating mirrored accents into everything from your reception tabletops to centerpieces and wedding signs.

Are Indian Attitudes Toward the English Language Vestiges of Colonialism?

Digant Raj Kapoor | Posted 08.30.2014 | World
Digant Raj Kapoor

A friend offered his explanation for this phenomenon: "Delhi girls will speak English at all times, but Delhi boys still tend to speak to each other in Hindi because of the sense of camaraderie it espouses."

5 Things Europeans Say About You Behind Your Back

Budget Travel | Posted 07.05.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Europeans are among the world's most gracious travel hosts, rolling out a red carpet of good manners, fabulous food, and the ultimate in culture and history. But do you ever wonder what they think of you?

You Tawkin' to Me?

Michael Drew | Posted 06.10.2014 | Books
Michael Drew

The way you speak can mean certain things to certain listeners. You might not have an accent when you write, but you should always address your reader as if he doesn't quite understand what you're going to say.

WATCH: Tour Of The British Isles In Accents Is Ear-Opening

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 04.03.2014 | World

When you think of an English accent, you might have one generic sound in mind. But, in fact, every part of the British Isles has its own sound and int...

Girl Perfectly Demonstrates What Languages Sound Like To Foreigners

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 03.06.2014 | Comedy

What do you sound like to a foreigner? 19-year-old Finnish YouTube user Sara is here to unveil the mystery. Although she is speaking total gibberi...

What Makes A Voice Attractive? New Study Yields Surprising Answer

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 02.25.2014 | Science

Why are some voices more attractive than others? It's complicated. Previous studies showed that men tend to prefer women with high-pitched voices, ...

Being British Has Never Been Easier

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.16.2013 | Weird News

You might recognize University of Alberta drama professor and voice coach David Ley from his demonstration on how singers can reach higher octaves wit...

'The Woman Who Woke Up Chinese' Reveals The Pitfalls Of Waking Up With An Accent

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 09.05.2013 | Weird News

When Sarah Colwill, 38, was hospitalized for an intense migraine in 2010, she awoke to an astounding sound—her voice. Her familiar English accent...

WATCH: Rapper Blasts Through 12 Different Accents

Posted 06.04.2013 | Comedy

Last year, YouTube star Rice Boy Liu produced a viral hit in "Rap Song in 11 Different Accents," where he rapped through 11 stereotypes at breakneck p...

We Need to Talk

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 07.02.2013 | Fifty
Helene Cohen Bludman

I sounded so peculiar, what with the references to cawfee and my bawss, the long Philadelphia oooo's in "you knoooooow," my hodgepodge Berks County/Philly/Jewish mother affect. Who else tawks like that?

America's Most Charming Accents

Travel + Leisure | Posted 06.14.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Lintner admits that she does judge folks by their accent when she travels, but in a good way. "I trust someone with an authentic accent," she says, "because they're probably natives -- and so they know the best hidden places to go."

WATCH: Is Sofia Vergara's Accent Real?

Posted 03.16.2012 | Latino Voices

Sofia Vergara has an accent? Hm, here at LatinoVoices we didn't seem to catch that. Kidding. According to her Vergara's son, 20-year-old Manolo Gon...