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When Did Americans Lose Their British Accents? | Mental Floss

When Did Americans Lose Their British Accents?

Readers Nick and Riela have both written to ask how and when English colonists in America lost their British accents and how American accents came about.

22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From Each Other

22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From One Another

Tiny lobsters are tearing this country apart : 22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From Each Other

Do-you-say-vahz-or-vayce?

People judge you for the way you pronounce 'vase'

What Your Pronunciation of These Words Tells Other People - Who are these barbarians that pronounce it NITCH?

Born a slave in Jackson county Missouri, Cathay Williams was the only known female Buffalo soldier during the Civil War.  She masqueraded as a man and enlists din the 38th Infantry, Company A, as William Cathay.

thecivilwarparlor: “ Cathay Williams - Became the first and the only known female Buffalo Soldier. Enlisting in the US Regular Army 1866 at St. Louis, Missouri for a three year engagement, passing.

31 Adorable Slang Terms for Sexual Intercourse from the Last 600 Years

31 Adorable Slang Terms for Sex From the Last 600 Years

31 Adorable Slang Terms for Sexual Intercourse from the Last 600 Years - Heh.

Amazing Photos From History That Most People Have Never Seen Before

36 Amazing Photos From History That Most People Have Never Seen Before

6 Modern Societies Where Women Rule | Mental Floss

6 Modern Societies Where Women Rule

Visit 6 Modern Societies Where Women Rule

52 Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History Forever--LOOKS LIKE MY LITTLE MAN!!!!! I LOVE! <3 We shall always protect and serve!

52 Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History Forever: A Los Angeles police officer looks after an abandoned baby in her desk drawer.

50 Common Misconceptions - Mental Floss Episode 1

50 Common Misconceptions - Mental Floss Episode 1

14 Interesting Facts About Disney Films You Never Knew… Except the first one is not true! Can you say Brave? Mulan?.

14 Interesting Facts About Disney Films You Never Knew. The Frozen fact is wrong, Mulan was the first one movie/princess to teach girls don't need a man. Frozen is the first princess movie to be focused around sisterly love.

Once you learn to enjoy being alone, your life will change for the better. Here are 10 amazing changes you'll experience.

When You Start to Enjoy Being Alone, These 10 Things Will Happen

How to Speak in a British Accent: 10 Steps (with Pictures) ~Jessica

Speak in a British Accent

How to Speak in a British Accent: 10 Steps (with Pictures) ~Jessica. I can talk perfectly in one

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7 Surprising Uses for Tequila

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Northern campaigns of War of 1812   Stephen Sackley fought for the British  Charles Gildon fought for the US

Northern campaigns of War of 1812 Stephen Sackley fought for the British Charles Gildon fought for the US