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Started by mongers, June 10, 2012, 07:29:20 PM

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Admiral Yi


I chuckled.  Boston accent.

Syt

I'd never seen the video to Al Jarreau's Mornin', but I'm glad I've watched it now.

I am, somehow, less interested in the weight and convolutions of Einstein's brain than in the near certainty that people of equal talent have lived and died in cotton fields and sweatshops.
—Stephen Jay Gould

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Josquius

Quote from: Admiral Yi on March 19, 2024, 04:20:34 PM

I chuckled.  Boston accent.

This makes me sad. Why is she correcting herself :(
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Admiral Yi

Quote from: Josquius on March 28, 2024, 12:23:34 PMThis makes me sad. Why is she correcting herself :(

I assume because she want to have a career in TV.

Maladict

Quote from: Admiral Yi on March 28, 2024, 01:06:53 PM
Quote from: Josquius on March 28, 2024, 12:23:34 PMThis makes me sad. Why is she correcting herself :(

I assume because she want to have a career in TV.

It's not the 70s anymore.

Admiral Yi

Quote from: Maladict on March 28, 2024, 02:52:58 PMIt's not the 70s anymore.

I'd be interested to hear your point if you have one to make.

Maladict

Quote from: Admiral Yi on March 28, 2024, 03:57:04 PM
Quote from: Maladict on March 28, 2024, 02:52:58 PMIt's not the 70s anymore.

I'd be interested to hear your point if you have one to make.

Meaning insisting that newsreaders should not have regional accents is a relic from the 70s. I'd like to think we've largely moved on, but I might be wrong.

HVC

Not on this side of the pond. Unless maybe you want to work for local news I guess. Wouldn't make it to the big leagues.
Being lazy is bad; unless you still get what you want, then it's called "patience".
Hubris must be punished. Severely.

Admiral Yi


Play by play of Wittmann at Villers-Bocage.

Josquius

An ancient American TV show with minimal budget giving a really pretty interesting beginners look at linguistics. No big things I didn't know before but some interesting little side facts. Really hard to imagine such a show today.

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