About Those British Accents…

Anyone’s who’s read this blog for a while knows how much I love the British accent. My son, however, has such a difficult time understanding them that he won’t even bother watching movies or TV shows that feature British actors. Considering that some of my very favorite movies and TV shows do actually feature British actors, you can see how we don’t spend much time watching together. Of course I’d be lying if I said the accents never confuse me. But then, the confusion is a big part of the fun! 😉

Phriday Phunnies – Russell Peters!

As I’ve said many times, I love comics who are good at using spoken accents in their comedy. In my opinion, his skill in that regard makes Russell Peters one of the funniest comics I’ve ever seen. After seeing on his performances on TV a while back, I just knew I had to post some of his stuff. I’m so glad he was on one of the morning talks shows yesterday to remind me!

The Accent Is On Funny!

For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a fascination with the wide variations in the way people talk. Having grown up with a pretty severe West Virginia “country” accent myself, for which I’ve received a fair share of friendly ribbing, I found the thought of being able to switch accents at will to…