Wednesday, August 23, 2006

For all you linguists

From a post on Classics-L:

BBC 8/23/06:

Cows also have regional accents

Cows have regional accents like humans, language specialists have

They decided to examine the issue after dairy farmers noticed their cows had
slightly different moos, depending on which herd they came from.

John Wells, Professor of Phonetics at the University of London, said
regional twangs had been seen before in birds.

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