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A Sound Idea: Archiving the World's Accents

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A Sound Idea: Archiving the World's Accents

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A Sound Idea: Archiving the World's Accents

A Sound Idea: Archiving the World's Accents

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Whether you're a native English speaker or learned the language recently, your accent offers hints about where you're from and when you learned the language.

Steven Weinberger speaks with Lynn Neary about his Speech Accent Archive, a Web site with hundreds of voices and accents from around the world.