Trans-Atlantic Accent

Trans-Atlantic Accent

The Trans-Atlantic Accent was cultivated by Hollywood in the 1920s-40s to blend prestigious American and British accents for broader appeal, which is why people sound so different in older tv, films, and radio back then.

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