Sunday, April 09, 2006

How I Wasted My Life on the Internet, Cont'd

Ever wondered what people from around the world would sound like pronouncing a text in accented English? I never thought I did, until I found this (HT:digg.com). Just browse to the corner of the world you're interested in, click on it, then click on one of the flags. (courtesy of Speech Accent Archive)

6 Comments:

At 6:03 AM, Blogger dorsey said...

Not sure what concerns me more, how much time I just spent at that site, or that someone had the time to build it.

It was cool, though.

Dank yu, azeek. I weel meet yu weniestay ot da tren steshun.

 
At 7:36 AM, Blogger jeff said...

Zeke, here's another useless link for you:

Monk-e-mail

 
At 1:56 PM, Blogger Zeke said...

Oh, that Monk-e-mail is a hoot. Already used it twice.

 
At 4:01 PM, Blogger JP said...

Absolutely facinating!

I didn't realize the difference in accents from different parts of Australia.

It't weird how fast Texans talk, isn't it?

 
At 3:41 PM, Blogger jeff said...

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At 3:42 PM, Blogger jeff said...

Here's a great link for you to waste your life on the internet...

 

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