03:30:11 AM Jul 14th 2014
Do Canadian actors playing American characters (and vice versa) REALLY count as Fake American? The accents are identical in most cases.
03:49:48 AM Jul 14th 2014
I'd say yes. The accents might be very similar but the nationalities are still different.
11:18:51 PM Sep 11th 2012
Shouldn't there be something in this article about the dead giveaway of "extra" Rs? British people, along with other people with non-rhotic accents, when given two words without a consonant break (such as "sofa arm"), will insert an R in the middle (sounding like "sofar arm"). I don't think there's any American accent that does this, so when I hear someone say an extra R, I can immediately tell that that person is faking their accent. Worth mentioning? (it's like the "bloody hell" part of the British Accent article)
01:41:01 PM Jun 9th 2012
Idris Elba's accent in Prometheus... It's convincing, but what is it?