Re: back to "rhotic miscellany"
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Monday, November 8, 2004, 19:00|
> I have always thought of
> myself as having no accent, at least none that marks me as from a
> particular region of America. Who knows what Prof. Higgins might
> discern! I believe that's known as a midwestern accent, the one that
> broadcasters try to emulate. At least that's what my brother, the
> DJ, told me.
What broadcasters learn (except on country music stations, of course) is
pretty much a California accent with localisms minimized.
A witness cannot give evidence of his John Cowan
age unless he can remember being born. firstname.lastname@example.org
--Judge Blagden http://www.ccil.org/~cowan