East of Constantinople, West of Shanghai

Transatlantic English

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Now this is quite interesting.
As anyone with an interest in old time radio and old movies, I had noticed the unusual pronunciation – and I’m pretty sure, as a non-native speaker, a bit of it probably rubbed off on me.

But now, here’s an explanation of why they spoke that way.

Author: Davide Mana

Paleontologist. By day, researcher, teacher and ecological statistics guru. By night, pulp fantasy author-publisher, translator and blogger. In the spare time, Orientalist Anonymous, guerilla cook.

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