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Regional Accents

Strangers Passing Gas: A Jersey Girl's Public Apology to New Hampshire Residents

Jennifer Lea Reynolds | Posted 05.17.2015 | Travel
Jennifer Lea Reynolds

You see, little by little, I eventually caught on and soon learned that "farty" was none other than "forty."

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?

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...