New England

Revolutionary War - SNL

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SNL skit about the differences in the ideologies of Philadelphians and New Englanders and it also shows the differences in their accents.

Posted by Zach Stanley on May 11, 2018

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Ideology;
Philadelphia English;
Boston English;
New England

Indian Summer Part One with Mom John Roberts

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John Roberts doing an impression of his mom, who is a n Italian from Brooklyn. This voice would later be used as the voice of Linda Belcher on the show Bob's Burgers.

Posted by Dustin Wendt on July 27, 2017

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Indexicality;
New England;
Femininity;
Gender;
Accent;
falsetto

Why Linguists are Fascinated by the American Jewish Accent

In this article, the various features of what is commonly thought of as the American Jewish accent are detailed. This accent is most commonly associated with comedians such as Mel Brooks, Larry David, and Don Rickles. The accent, while not as common as it used to be, is still recognizable to listeners by the word order and intonation it borrows from Yiddish, as well as its "sing-songy" quality. [Published on 09-26-2016]

Shakespeare in the Original English

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A demonstration of the London accent in the Shakespearean accent, the "ancestor" for both modern British English and American English, with marked centralization.

Posted by Gina Ruggeri on February 16, 2016

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New England;
British English

Joke about /r/-vocalization in New England accents -- Family Guy

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A short clip from the program Family Guy where Lois and the family discuss the organization PETA, much to Peter's dismay.

Posted by Sara Elizabeth Mulliner on April 11, 2013

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r vocalization;
New England

New England Lexicon

A list of "words unique to New England," compiled by www.worcestermass.com.

Posted on October 2, 2012

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New England;
Lexicon

Hello, New New England

New England dialect characteristics are becoming less distinct, and the division between eastern and western dialects is shifting both regionally and generationally.

Posted on August 26, 2012

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New England;
Change