accents

The myth of the ‘trustworthy’ Scottish accent

8 September 2018 9:00 am

The myth of Britain’s most ‘reliable’ accent

A political history of The Clangers

20 June 2015 9:00 am

Dropping the Clangers The Clangers made a comeback on BBC television. Some Clanger facts: — The actors doing the voices…

The lost talk of old Noo Yawk

18 April 2015 9:00 am

New York ‘Gimme a BLT on rye and hold da mayo’ is a great Noo Yawk sound. So is boid…

Joan Collins’s Diary: Springtime in the City of Angels

26 April 2014 9:00 am

Ahh! Spring has sprung at last! Or has it? Leaving a warm and sunlit London last month we expected balmy…