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The linguistics behind Kevin Spacey's Southern accent in House of Cards.

Read What linguists say about Kevin Spacey's bizarre Southern accent on House of Cards: http://www.vox.com/2015/2/27/8119829/house-of-cards-spacey-southern-accent

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Produced by Joss Fong with Alex Abad-Santos
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Sources: Dennis Preston, Oklahoma State University; Robin Dodsworth, North Carolina State University; Kirk Hazen, West Virginia University
The Atlas of North American English: http://www.ling.upenn.edu/phono_atlas/Atlas_chapters/Ch18_2nd.rev.pdf


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