When someone from Britain speaks, Americans hear a "British accent"...

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Sat Oct 8 03:10:28 CEST 2005


Luis M. Gonzalez wrote:
> Grant Edwards ha escrito:
> > While we're off this topic again topic, I was watching a BBC
> > series "Space Race" the other night.  The British actors did a
> > passable job with the American accents in the scenes at Fort
> > Bliss in Texas, but the writers wrote British English lines for
> > them to speak in their American accents...
>
>
> Continuing with this off-topic thread about british accent and
> movies...
> I've always asked myself why do Hollywood movies about the Roman Empire
> show the Emperors and all the nobles speaking with british accent?
> They were italians for God's sake!
>
> Anyway, I can't imagine Julius Caesar speaking like Vito Corleone...

Of course not! Vito Corleone was Sicilian.




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