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Speech Accent Archive featured on BuzzFeed

Speech Accent Archive featured on BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed has created an online quiz to have you guess the native language of various english talkers. They used exclusive samples from the archive to do it. Take the quiz yourself: http://www.buzzfeed.com/juliafurlan/so-uh-where-are-you-from

Linguists Useful in Brand-naming Industry

Linguists Useful in Brand-naming Industry

The 3 October issue of The New Yorker magazine includes a piece by John Colapinto that describes how brand names are created. In it, he notes how brand-naming firm Lexicon includes linguists in its formula for success.

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The Guardian Touts Linguistic Archive

The Guardian Touts Linguistic Archive

The British newspaper The Guardian praises the Speech Accent Archive in an article that includes an interview with its founder and administrator, Mason professor Steven Weinberger.

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