Why some Asian accents swap Ls and Rs in English

Why some Asian accents swap Ls and Rs in English

One of the most persistent and well-studied foreign-accent features is a lack of L/R contrast among native Japanese speakers learning English. It’s so well-known that American soldiers in World War II were reportedly told to use code words like “lallapalooza” to distinguish Japanese spies from Chinese allies. But American movies and TV shows have applied…
32 Affordable But Cool Home Accents You Can Buy On Amazon

32 Affordable But Cool Home Accents You Can Buy On Amazon

However, as with any large conglomerate, separating the good stuff from the basic can be almost as tricky as staying on budget. Lucky for us, we have Canopy, Amazon’s beautifully curated housewares boutique, to look to for interior guidance. In an effort to scope out all the very best products, we scoured both sites and…
31 Affordable But Cool Home Accents You Can Buy On Amazon

31 Affordable But Cool Home Accents You Can Buy On Amazon

However, as with any large conglomerate, separating the good stuff from the basic can be almost as tricky as staying on budget. Lucky for us, we have Canopy, Amazon’s beautifully curated housewares boutique, to look to for interior guidance. In an effort to scope out all the very best products, we scoured both sites and…

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