Boston Brahmin accent


Boston Brahmin accent

The Boston Brahmin accent is a New England accent associated with the Boston Brahmin. Users include the character Walter Gaines on "Cheers", Dr. Charles Winchester of "M*A*S*H", and George Feeny on "Boy Meets World". The Boston Brahmin dialect is distinct from the urban, working class Boston accent although both are non-rhotic.

ee also

*Mid-Atlantic English

References

*"American Tongues", produced and directed by Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker. [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0303637/]

External links

* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfR4DLXYpCw Two Boston Brahmins converse] , from the documentary American Tongues
* [http://www.gazzaro.it/accents/sound/Boston(UClass).mp3 Boston Brahmin Accent Sample] : "Park your car in Harvard Yard"
* [http://www.gazzaro.it/accents/sound/Boston(UClass2).mp3 Boston Brahmin Accent Sample] : "The law is very formal and strict in that regard"


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