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Old 04-01-2010, 10:19 AM
 
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This guy has a relatively strong southern accent IMO.

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Old 04-01-2010, 06:44 PM
 
Location: btw Bmore and DC but in the Bmore Metro Stat Area
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lol im in MD. the only Indians I know with southern accents are Bobby Jindal and Aziz Ansari, the comedian.

I'd like to see if any Indians have Baltimore accents lol.
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Old 04-01-2010, 07:14 PM
 
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lol im in MD. the only Indians I know with southern accents are Bobby Jindal and Aziz Ansari, the comedian.

I'd like to see if any Indians have Baltimore accents lol.

I agree that Bobby Jindal has a noticeable southern accent, but I watched a clip of Aziz Ansari and he doesn't sound southern IMO. Only a bit "Black" at times.

PS: Southern (white) accent is not the same as the southern black accent.
More info about Black speech cadence.
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Old 04-01-2010, 07:27 PM
 
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yes, i work with one who was born and raised in houston. he has no trace of an asian or general american accent. He's very houston texan lol
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Old 04-01-2010, 07:36 PM
 
Location: btw Bmore and DC but in the Bmore Metro Stat Area
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I agree that Bobby Jindal has a noticeable southern accent, but I watched a clip of Aziz Ansari and he doesn't sound southern IMO. Only a bit "Black" at times.

PS: Southern (white) accent is not the same as the southern black accent.
More info about Black speech cadence.
isn't black kinda the same as southern?
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Old 04-02-2010, 02:16 PM
 
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isn't black kinda the same as southern?
they are certainly related (especially in the south), but different
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Old 04-04-2010, 06:34 PM
 
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YouTube - Aziz Ansari Standup on Kimmel
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Old 04-04-2010, 06:38 PM
 
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southern accent? nope
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Old 04-04-2010, 09:15 PM
 
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He does have a slight Southern accent.
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Old 04-04-2010, 09:17 PM
 
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He does have a slight Southern accent.
could be, but people tell me that too.
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