Is The Original English Accent Still Alive in Parts of the United States?
On the isolated island community of Tangier, Virginia, the residents speak with a dialect that is entirely unique. It's part southern drawl, part "brogue," and some have claimed it's a relic dialect left over from the first English settlers to the area in the 1600s. But is that true? In this episode, we learn about the region, its dialect and the reason for this strange accent. Then we play the quick quiz with my wife Alison!