Yes, dang it, Texas is losing its twang. A report from NBC Nightly News.
Most bilinguals have an accent in one of their languages, says Francois Grosjean, PhD.
While there are around 6,000 or 7,000 languages spoken around the world today, scholars estimate that fifty percent of those languages will not survive the turn of the century.
An article and some examples from the BBC. Should the BBC be the judge?
People’s accents almost always resemble the accents of their childhood peers, not their parents says psychologist and linguist Steven Pinker.
Jim Quinn’s guide to Philadelphia English
Members of the public are being asked by scientists at the University of St Andrews to help them investigate the way whales communicate.