Curated byAdrian Sherling, Hark Editor
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How Accents Are Formed in the Womb

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The accent that we speak with gets developed very early, scientists have discovered.
How Accents Are Formed in the Womb

Stuff You Should Know

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The Difference Between American and English Accents in One Sentence

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Accent coach Erik Singer gives us one sentence which Brits and Americans say completely differently.
The Difference Between American and English Accents in One Sentence

Brains On! Science podcast for kids

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Where FDR and Niles Crane’s Mid-Atlantic Accent Came From

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How did FDR get his accent… and why did Frasier’s brother Niles have the same one?
Where FDR and Niles Crane’s Mid-Atlantic Accent Came From

Twenty Thousand Hertz

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Switching Accents

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Alie Ward investigates a phenomenon that very few people talk about - Code Switching - when people deliberately change the accent they use depending on who they speak to.
Switching Accents

Ologies with Alie Ward

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The Man Who Collects Accents

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Meet Paul Myers. He’s on a mission to collect the accent from every type of English speaker on the planet.
The Man Who Collects Accents

CrowdScience

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How One Man’s Dialect Saved Him From the Death Penalty

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A language expert reveals how he helped save a man accused of murder from the death penalty.
How One Man’s Dialect Saved Him From the Death Penalty

Deeply Human

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What Does Boston Have Against the Letter ‘R’?

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Why don't Bostonians ever say the letter "r"? Here's 'Brainstuff' with the explanation.
What Does Boston Have Against the Letter ‘R’?

BrainStuff

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Why Trevor Noah Is So Good at Accents

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Trevor Noah explains how he got quite so good at doing accents.
Why Trevor Noah Is So Good at Accents

The Daily Show With Trevor Noah: Ears Edition

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Fred Armisen’s Survey of the American Accent Over the Decades

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Comedian Fred Armisen does brilliant impressions of American accents from each decade. From the podcast Employee of the Month with Catie Lazarus.
Fred Armisen’s Survey of the American Accent Over the Decades

Employee of the Month

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