We often moan about the passing of time and the changes that it brings about, but personally, I often forget that pronunciation also changes over the years. I am not referring to huge differences, such as those between Shakespeare’s Old English and the current one, but rather to those changes occurring in the last 50 years or so.
The British Library has decided that it is worth researching and recording all the changes that have occurred lately. They will then be presented to the public in an exhibition called Evolving English: One Language, Many Voices. If you want to read […]