When Did Americans Lose Their British Accents?

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The world is littered with accents that don’t just communicate messages, but convey personalities. It is as though the language itself is a person and the accent it employs an extension of its character. When it comes to English, people use two accents; the British accent and its American counterpart, each with minor distinctions in pronunciations but major rifts in the way they allow speakers to express themselves. The question is, when did the separation happen? Find out in the video below!

Source: Seeker Network. “When Did Americans Lose Their British Accents?” YouTube. Published on Jul 4, 2015.

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