Watch 50 Americans Speak In Their States’ Accents
There's more to American English than the southern, the New York and the New England accent. Watch these 50 people from different states speak in their own regional dialects and you'll hear all the magnificent diversity of speech right away. Can you hear all 50 of these accents?
Amazing - Woman Switches Between 21 American Accents!
Amy Walker is an actress and an accent coach, and in this amazing video, she showcases the insane variety of American regional accents by performing them herself!
QUIZ: What Kind of American Accent Do You Have?
Indeed it is an incredible story, then, that our accents tell about us and where we come from and what our family history is. Even if you do not live in the US, your accent may sound more like a specific US accent! Take our test and find out... What Kind of American Accent Do You Have?
The Fascinating World of British Accents
Depending on where you're from, you'd speak your own accent, and it may be vastly different from all the other accents out there. The truth is, there's a multitude of fascinating accents on the British Isles. Here are 20 of the most interesting ones!
Can You Wake up With a Different Accent?
Cindy (1st video) always spoke with a regular American accent, all her life. Until one day she woke up with an Irish accent. Kay (2nd video) spoke with a British accent all her life, until one day she woke up with a French accent!
Why Did Old Hollywood Stars Speak With a Specific Accent?
If you have ever seen movies from the Golden Age of Hollywood or heard recordings of American government officials from the first half of the 20th century, you may have noticed that many of those people spoke with quite an unusual accent, an odd mixture of British and American English that is highly
Dialect Coach Checks If Star Actors Can Shed Their Accents
Nothing can spoil a movie like an actor doing a terrible job in faking an accent. For proof, just remember Dick Van Dyke’s cockney accent in Mary Poppins, for which he made an official apology. But the question is, how hard is it to fake an accent?
What Do Americans Sound Like? A Question with 50 Answers
A lot of people outside America seem to believe there is only one American accent, but that couldn’t be farther from the truth. Listen to people from all over the US show us what their regional accent sounds like, often to hilarious results.
The Crooked History of the American Mafia
The American Mafia in the days of the prohibition has been immortalized in many books and movies. But the factual history of the various organizations is something a bit different.
Joke: The Remarkable Native American
Many years ago, two cowboys come upon a Native American lying on his stomach with his ear to the ground. One of the cowboys stops and says to the other, "You see that Indian?" "Yeah," says the other cowboy. "Look," says the first one, "he's listening to the ground.
These Native American Achievements Are Truly Outstanding!
Thousands of years before European women would begin the struggle for their own equality, Native American women already had equal rights to their men. In fact, it was Native American women who initially inspired European women to fight back against being second-class citizens. 2.
Who Are the Americans That Live in North Korea?
Considering this and the fact that North Korea has no American embassy and is technically at war with the US, one would be surprised to learn that about 200 Americans currently live in the Hermit Kingdom. Who are they and how did they get there? Find out in the video below.
These Are Mistakes That Americans Make While On Vacation
As an American, I tend to think of myself as being privileged and very blessed for being born where I was born. With that being said, I also acknowledge that having such an attitude can sometimes hinder the way I perceive other countries and cultures.
These Beautiful American Portraits Are Instant Classics
Contemporary American artist Adrienne Stein discovered her love for painting and drawing early in life. This young (b. 1986) Pennsylvania native studied traditional European painting techniques and is inspired to bridge the past with the present by using old techniques with modern subjects.
American Football Coach in England - Hilarious!
A hilarious video in which American football coach Lasso (actor Jason Sudeikis) has just arrived in England to coach the Premier League Tottenham Hotspur, and he's realizing it's football... just not as you know it. American Football Coach in England - Hilarious!
Joke: The Native American Donkey
A famous anthropologist decides to visit a Native American tribe full of men disguised as a doctor so he can study them. At one point he feels he is accepted enough to ask: "How do you guys relieve your se*ual tension without many women around?”
Spelling Quiz: Which Are American & Which Are British?
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This Stunning Performance Brings American History to Life
In this masterful performance, the outstanding opera singer, Rhiannon Giddens, pours the emotional weight of American history into a handful of traditional folk ballads. There's also one of her original songs to be enjoyed, which draws inspiration from Civil War-era slave narratives.
The Future of American Malls Isn’t Too Bright
Shopping malls have become a significant part of American history. The first mall in the U.S. was built in 1956, in Edina, Minnesota. By the 70s, mall culture made its way throughout the country. Unfortunately, according to recent reports, the future of American malls isn’t too bright.
Americans Say These Are the Worst Companies to Work For
Below are 10 American companies that don't have any of these things and are critically referred to as some of the absolute worst places to work. 1. Kraft Heinz Source Kraft Heinz is rated a mere 2.7 out of 5 star rating on Glassdoor. It's got multiple frequent ratings of 1, the lowest possible.
The Adventures of John & Wolf in the American Wilderness
John Stortz is an American illustrator who loves to travel. Two years ago, John adopted a shelter dog named Wolfgang (Wolf, for short) and the two of them became traveling buddies. Now, John takes Wolf everywhere and Wolf loves every moment of it!
These American Poets Changed Literature Forever
From Whitman, to Eliot and Frost, the body of truly great American poetry is nothing less than enormous. This interactive guide will take you on a literary journey - all you need to do is to click on an image of a poet of your choice below!
The Resurrection of This American Icon Is Soon Complete
Following their tour, the Memphis Belle and her crew returned to the US, where they would travel from city to city on a promotional drive in order to sell war bonds to finance the American war effort. She was consigned to the Altus Air Force Base on August 1 st , 1945, where she was to be scrapped.
Balloon Framing Affects Many Americans - But What Is It?
In general, American houses tend to be much less sturdy than houses elsewhere. But why is that, and what historical events led to that building standard? Find out here. Why Do Houses in the US Need Maintenance So Often?