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Queen's English

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Queen's English

Queen's English

Queen's English

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's David Kestenbaum reports on the Queen's English. Today Queen Elizabeth delivers her annual Christmas address and according to the journal, Nature, her accent is not what it used to be. Her vowels are closing and she's starting to sound a bit more like a commoner. It is unlikely that her accent will slip much further but whether the Queen's English will be retained for future generations is still unclear.