Why you put on an American accent when you sing

Why you put on an American accent when you sing
Professor Jane Setter, head of English Language and Applied Linguistics at the University of Reading, says that the trend was driven by the popularity of American pop singers. "A lot of our modern music is blues, and blues come out of an American …
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Pet ownership holds health benefits, but is it right for you?
With soft, orange fur and little pink ears, Minerva the kitten is almost too cute to resist. Fortunately, Colleen Patton, a Ph.D. candidate in linguistics at the University of Arizona, didn't have to because, after spending years agonizing about the …
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Former Conk gets recognition as Western Washington University graduate
She was a volunteer teaching assistant in an upper-division Linguistics class and contributed to the dialectology studies of Bert Vaux at the University of Cambridge. This fall, she'll move to Ireland to pursue a master's degree in Speech and Language …
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