accent is a combination of three main components: intonation (speech music), liaisons (word
connections), and pr-nunciation (the spoken sounds of vowels, consonants, and combinations).
accents are influenced by a people’s geographical region of origin, their age, social background and education, and whether they have moved away from their home area. nowadays it may also be influenced by external factors such radio or television. amongst speakers of english as an additional language accent is often influenced by the pr-nunciation and intonation patterns of the first language.
contrary to popular belief, grammar and accent are completely different, unrelated terms. part of the difference is that grammar and vocabulary are systematic and structured— the letter of the language. accent, on the other hand, is free form, intuitive, and creative— more the spirit of the language.
my accent, being from south-west, has to be different from someone far off, say north-east. here’s a story:
an outsider in a small texas town around christmas time, saw a “nativity scene” that showed great skill and talent had gone into creating it. but one small feature was all wrong: the three wise men were wearing firemen’s helmets.
totally unable to come up with a reason or explanation, he left. at a “quik stop” on the edge of town, he asked the lady behind the counter about the helmets.
she exploded into a rage, yelling, “you darn yankees never read your bibles!”
the outsider -ssured her that he did, but simply couldn’t recall anything about firemen in the bible.
she jerked her bible from behind the counter and riffled through some pages, and finally jabbed her finger at a p-ssage. sticking it in the guys face she said, “see, it says right here, ‘the three wise men came from afar.'”
what you and people who talk like you swear you don’t have, but eeeeeverybody else does have.
guy from california: accent? what accent? i have no accent.
guy from south carolina: sh-t, you got a cold? cus you sound like your nose is all stuffed up.
one of the features that make an irishman s-xy, among many others.
every time i hear an irishman’s accent i feel an irresistible urge to to get inside his pants!
- ace of spades tattoo
white women get an ace of spades tattoo to show their preference for black men. spring thomas might get an ace of spades tattoo.
(v.) dehb-in closely imitating or copying another, mimicking their every action. “d-mn, stop deb’n me! you always buy the same clothes i do!”
- debra lafave
the hottest pedophile ever. convicted of having relations with a 14 year old boy(my idol), serving 3 years house arrest. extremely hot. joe: did you see that 14 year old kid who had s-x with that teacher? me: debra lafave! that kid is my hero! the former florida school teacher who gave new meaning to […]
italian, meaning desire. that woman is the epitome of desiderio. the sperm of a three toed sloth that sloth had alot of desiderio
the resulting pain from being kicked in the sack (see also nuts, b-lls, testis, taint grenades). holy sh– i’ve got the groothuis, i’m going to throw up.