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American Accents

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...

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.

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."

When Did Americans Lose Their British Accents?

Mental Floss | Posted 03.19.2012 | Weird News

The United States was a British colony for more than 150 years and they share a common language, but at some point, the way the citizens of both count...