Accents http://www.kplu.org en We don't have an accent in the Northwest ... or do we? http://www.kplu.org/post/we-dont-have-accent-northwest-or-do-we <p>Do I have an accent? You hear me on the radio. I hear myself on the radio, many times a week in western Washington, and I didn&rsquo;t think so. But, a researcher at the University of Washington in Seattle tells me I do have an accent &ndash; it&rsquo;s in the way I say that very word &ldquo;accent.&rdquo;</p><p>Apparently my pronunciation is a dead giveaway that I grew up here in the Northwest.</p><p><a href="http://kpluwonders.org/content/i-wonder-why-we-don%E2%80%99t-have-accent-%E2%80%A6-or-do-we#overlay-context="><strong>Read more on I Wonder Why ... ?</strong></a></p><p> Fri, 02 Dec 2011 12:30:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 3288 at http://www.kplu.org We don't have an accent in the Northwest ... or do we?