BrainStuff Classics: Why Do People Talk Weird in Old Movies?

04:48 | Jun 27th

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There's a distinct accent of yesteryear that's not quite British, and not quite American – so what gives? Learn about the Transatlantic accent, or Mid-Atlantic accent, in this classic episode of Brain...Show More


mm recommended:Jun 28th

I always thought people talked weird in old movies because of the quality of recording technology back then. Turns out they learned and spoke a totally different English!

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