Boston Accent March 27, 2007

from Boston Behind the Scenes· ·

Today I talked to someone about talking — specifically, the way people talk in Boston. The Boston accent is famous for its misplaced Rs and strange vowels, as well as its well-known speakers. John F. Kennedy, New York’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Click and Clack from Car Talk, the character Cliff Clavin on Cheers, and even The [...]



Today I talked to someone about talking — specifically, the way people talk in Boston. The Boston accent is famous for its misplaced Rs and strange vowels, as well as its well-known speakers. John F. Kennedy, New York’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Click and Clack from Car Talk, the character Cliff Clavin on Cheers, and even The [...]