If you didn't get this email from me, it means I respect you too much to forward on youtube videos. But, sometimes I get a reply that is so great, I have to post it.
I sent out this this video with the comment: "Why does everything sound better with a British accent?"
We can thank the great Continental Vowel Shift for the beauty of this message (and the honorable Daniel Hannan, of course).
(Wow, that's a big window--still trying to figure out blogger.)
Amy Martinsen, my brilliant English professor friend, replied:
(If you hadn't noticed, I'm trying here to simultaneously thank the man for his lucid and thoughtful commentary on our predicament even as I avoid the nerve-wracking topic.)