There's a great quote from Stephen Fry about what happens when you're British in the USA. I shouldn't be saying this - high
So you've decided to move down South - or should I say 'Saaaath'. Congratulations. You are stepping out of your comfort zone and about to embark upon far away lands with tropical climates, you can even take your July to August wardrobe with you in March. Be careful though, you are saying goodbye to anything battered.
Why is Hollywood so bedazzled by British accents? Not only does the movie industry employ plenty of actors from the British
You Say Potato is yet another successful collaborative book by David Crystal and Ben Crystal. The title derives from Let's Call the Whole Thing Off sung by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in the film Shall We Dance. (Already got the tune in your head?)
Siobhan Thompson, we salute you. With our bowler hats, umbrellas and sporrons. For your guide to the accents of the British
In which YouTuber PJamBarker puts Google Maps-generated video to the audio from a Radio 4 show featuring dialect coach Andrew
So if American accents historically sell better, why does Boy George's singing style sound so passé? One word: Adele. Oasis, Coldplay and the Arctic Monkeys may have paved the way, but in terms of commercial and critical success, Adele is a genuine game changer when it comes to British-sounding vocals.
I love Britain because the single best thing to come after a night at the pub with pints filled to the top is a full English. I'm not scientist, so I don't understand exactly what the curing factor is. But I've tried croissants, chow mein, burritos... nothing else comes close. You've absolutely nailed it.