Why Kevin Spacey’s accent in House of Cards sounds off

The linguistics behind Kevin Spacey’s Southern accent in House of Cards.

Read What linguists say about Kevin Spacey’s bizarre Southern accent on House of Cards: http://www.vox.com/2015/2/27/8119829/house-of-cards-spacey-southern-accent

Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO

Produced by Joss Fong with Alex Abad-Santos
Images courtesy of Getty
Sources: Dennis Preston, Oklahoma State University; Robin Dodsworth, North Carolina State University; Kirk Hazen, West Virginia University
The Atlas of North American English: http://www.ling.upenn.edu/phono_atlas/Atlas_chapters/Ch18_2nd.rev.pdf


Vox.com is news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app.

Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE
Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H
Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

Pain Relief: How the inventor of Mario designs a custom SHOE System to fit any foot

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.