Trudgill, Peter

Accent Challenge: Norwich

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A young woman from Norwich, England completes the Accent Challenge in 2011.

Posted by Kara Becker on September 8, 2014

Trudgill, Peter;
Norwich English;

Why do British Singers sound American?

A 2013 Slate article about the continuing trend for British pop singers to adopt American pronunciation when singing, including the use of /r/ vocalization. Peter Trudgill's work on the Beatles is cited.

Posted by Kara Becker on February 25, 2013

Trudgill, Peter;
American English;
British English;
r vocalization