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RE: Stupid Questions

Post by Schattenjedi » Sat 09.02.2006 10:04 am


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RE: Stupid Questions

Post by Mike Cash » Sat 09.02.2006 10:21 am

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RE: Stupid Questions

Post by Tspoonami » Sat 09.02.2006 2:43 pm

datdo wrote:
no...theres the British accent, Scottish accent, Irish accent...does Wales have an accent?

All places have an accent! >_<

According to Wiki, English originated in Scandinavia... so unaccented English would be like this, ya?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_language#History
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RE: Stupid Questions

Post by Mike Cash » Sat 09.02.2006 4:43 pm

Tspoonami wrote:


According to Wiki, English originated in Scandinavia... so unaccented English would be like this, ya?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_language#History


The article you linked to does not say that English originated in Scandinavia. Try reading it again.

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RE: Stupid Questions

Post by kanadajin » Sat 09.02.2006 5:29 pm

All places have an accent! >_<


Exactly.. Some people even make their own XD

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RE: Stupid Questions

Post by Infidel » Sat 09.02.2006 11:35 pm

According to Wiki, English originated in Scandinavia... so unaccented English would be like this, ya?


Accent has nothing to do with origin. Accent is one of the intrensic factors of speech, like sound. Unaccented English has as much meaning as soundless speech.
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