British vs. American Accent

Today I read a most interesting article about how the English pronunciation has changed since the Independence in 1776.
I was surprised to read that Hollywood movies are wrong about the haughty British accent the actors sport when really, back in the day, they spoke more like modern Americans do.

Here’s the link:


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A conference interpreter (German, English, French), living in Mannheim, Germany and taking an interest in an array of things such as papercrafting, language matters and food. Thanks for taking a look at my blog :)

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