[LMB] accents in the Vorkosiverse (was OT: Shakespeare's accent)

B Van Look vanlook19 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 26 03:18:03 BST 2021


On Sun, Jul 25, 2021 at 7:04 PM brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:
> But how much have we seen that in this last century on Earth?

In our lifetimes, we are having a vowel shift.

Called the Northern Cities Vowel Shift, it is slurring/eliding 3 short
vowels into a schwa
pan/pen/pin all sound the same in the NCVS

BJ


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