If you’re a mother anywhere on earth, you probably have employed this speaking style. Motherese, or “infant-directed speech” is an important teaching tool.
Clinton added a Southern lilt to her voice when she addressed a civil rights group headed by the Reverend Al Sharpton.
An explanation for this behavior is here.
The rock hyrax is a surprisingly sophisticated communicator, a study published in a Royal Society journal suggests.
The people of the Smoky Mountains speak a colorful, twangy mountain talk that reflects their history and geography. Christine Mallinson, Becky Childs, Bridget Anderson and Neal Hutcheson tour these linguistically rich hills. (The research cited in this essay was first published in 2003.)
Are Britons are objectively cleverer and more amusing than Americans, or do they just sound that way?
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, President Theodore Roosevelt and Bugs Bunny might appear to have little in common, but they do share one distinction: they’ve all mispronounced Los Angeles.
After oral surgery, she found herself a victim of apparent “foreign accent syndrome.”