Neatorama Posts Tagged "accent"
Voice Recognition Failure...

[http://youtu.be/NmWRhhvf60Y] (YouTube link)Markus...  ...ar speaks English but has a definite problem with accents . The general consensus is that the car will do an...  ...ides the many different languages, there are many accents within each language even among native speakers....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/16/Voice-Recognition-Failure/
The Curious Case of the American Accent

(Image credit: DrRandomFactor)Hey youz! Whah do &l...  ...and somewhat bizzah, dontcha know.TALK THIS WAYAn accent is “a manner of pronunciation peculiar to a...  ...tical structures, and phonology (a fancy word for accent ). So an accent can be a part of a dialect, but no...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/The-Curious-Case-of-the-American-Accent/
Mapping Your Dialect...

Whoa! The New York Times has a 25-question survey that tries to discern where in the U.S. you live (or were raised) by how you pronounce words. They pegged me pretty good, as I live in the triangle plotted by the cities...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/23/Mapping-Your-Dialect/
How To Trick Yourself Into An Australian Accent

Rise Up Lights, Rise Up Lights, Rise up Li...  ...man, I have always been terrible at fake foreign accents - no longer. People are probably looking at me fu...  ...long ago. Say "beer can" with a British accent and you've now said "bacon" in a Jamaic...  ...d you've now said "bacon"...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/09/How-To-Trick-Yourself-Into-An-Australian-Accent/
Red vs. Blue Accents: How Dialects and Politics Go Hand in Hand

Politicians always say that they l...  ...ated by the "red versus blue" accents : Labov points out that the resi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/29/red-vs-blue-accents-how-dialects-and-politics-go-hand-in-hand/
Fake English...

(YouTube link) The dialogue in this short fil...  ...Adriano Celentano sings nonsense with an American accent .

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/13/fake-english/
Imitate an Accent to Understand It Better

Psychologist Patti Adank of the University of Manc...  ...the University of Manchester wondered if using an accent , even if it was affected, would make that accent more comprehensible. It did: To find out how...  ...lections, psychologists spoke to volunteers in an accent t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/12/13/imitate-an-accent-to-understand-it-better/
Atlas of Accents around the World

The Speech Accent Archive is a project by George Mason University l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/12/atlas-of-accents-around-the-world/
Heatin' Ana Beatin' Welding Service...

Billy Mays may be gone, but the spirit of salesmanship lives on. For instance, just take a look at Glen "Amazin Blaze" David Thornton of Heatin' ana Beatin' Welding Service.By the end of this short video clip,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/16/27561/
Repairing a Railroad Track...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=foiY7X9zhF...  ...the technology, the tools, or even the workmen's accents .  There are also some cool fireproof "Donald Duc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/10/26/repairing-a-railroad-track/




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