Introducing a new Australian subject

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Please welcome our 34th subject from Australia. She’s a 22-year-old from Melbourne, and she submitted her own voice sample to the archive. To find out how to contribute…

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For July Fourth: 8 new U.S. subjects & new senior editor

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Happy Fourth of July to all our website visitors from the United States! To help celebrate America’s birthday, we’re adding eight new IDEA subjects: Arizona 6, Illinois 23,…

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Welcome our 12th California subject

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Please welcome our 12th subject from the U.S. state of California. He’s an 18-year-old man from Orange County. This is a self-submission. For information on how you, too,…

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Shakespeare’s Words

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

We’re proud to welcome David and Ben Crystal’s Shakespeare’s Words as a new sponsor of IDEA. David is a world-renowned linguist, Shakespeare scholar, and long-time friend of IDEA,…

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Where speaking meets singing

Monday, July 1, 2019

Where does speaking meet singing? If that question has ever intrigued you, check out this month’s edition of IDEA Founder and Director Paul Meier’s In a Manner of…

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Dictionary of American Regional English

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

You’ve probably heard of the Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE), which is one of IDEA’s sponsors. Let me recommend it to you highly. Joan Hall, DARE’s executive…

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Break a leg, Dylan!

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Break a leg and best wishes to Dylan Paul (our wonderful webmaster and special consultant) who opens in Broadway’s Moulin Rouge! Previews begin June 28. This is Dylan’s…

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Welcome a new country: Honduras

Monday, June 17, 2019

We have just added our first subject from the Central American nation of Honduras. Thanks to IDEA contributors Deborah Ross-Sullivan and Dilcia Guzman for the submission!

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Rena Cook discusses voice and speech

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

IDEA Associate Editor Rena Cook is the guest this month on In a Manner of Speaking. The free monthly podcast is hosted by IDEA Founder and Director Paul…

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Welcome new Kentucky and Massachusetts subjects

Monday, May 13, 2019

Thanks to IDEA Associate Editor Bryn Austin, we now have two new American subjects: one woman from Kentucky and another from Massachusetts. The latter is a great example…

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