I’ve been held back from posting due to the 4th of July holiday (compounded by some internet connectivity issues). But I’d like to briefly share a fun thing I found on YouTube recently. A user who identifies himself as EMGColonel has uploaded a large number of old phonograph recordings, including a number of wonderful accent samples created by something called the The British Drama League in the 1930s.
You can find his channel here.
I particularly enjoyed this recording of an classic “Geordie” accent:
That’s all for now. I will have a full-on post tomorrow. Until then, happy 4th of July (and for non-Americans, happy monday!)