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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Accents: Cheryl Cole dumped from US X Factor

Headline news(?!) this morning, Cole has been dumped as contestants and audience alike couldn't undertsnad her not especially broad Geordie accent, a nice illustration of the hegemony of the S.Eng accent espec where US media + mainstream audiences there are concerned!
See http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/2011/may/26/cheryl-cole-us-x-factor

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