Wednesday, May 25, 2005

It's Not Just Spanish!

Don Boudreaux complains about American reporters using faux-Spanish accents when they hit a Spanish person or place name reading the news. He has a good point, but he's mistaken when he claims that it only happens with Spanish. I recall listening to CBS News Radio during the Bosnian War, thinking that the reporter on the spot sounded like Count Chocula every time he said the name of a Serbian city.

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