Welcome our 11th London sample

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

We’ve just added our 11th sample from London. It’s the 101st sample from England overall. The subject is a 59-year-old white female who grew up in west London…

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Menorca joins IDEA

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Please welcome our first sample from the Spanish island of Menorca. Although the subject has spent a good deal of his life elsewhere in Spain, he was born…

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Fiji welcomes in the new year

Monday, January 1, 2018

Happy New Year from IDEA! Our first subject of 2018 is our first male from the island nation of Fiji. Thanks to IDEA Associate Editor Sarah Nichols for…

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Introducing Montenegro

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

We’re proud to announce a new country: the European nation of Montenegro. Please welcome Montenegro 1 and 2, courtesy of IDEA Associate Editor Sarah Maria Nichols.

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Welcome new country and associate editor

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Please welcome a new associate editor to IDEA: Sarah Maria Nichols. We’d also like to introduce a new country whose previous absence represented a pretty big hole in…

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Paul Meier reflects on his life and career

Monday, December 11, 2017

IDEA Founder and Director Paul Meier was recently invited, along with other leading figures in the voice and speech world, to write an essay titled My Journey to…

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Welcome two new South African samples

Friday, December 8, 2017

Thanks to IDEA Associate Editor Nadia Barnard, we have two new subjects from South Africa. They are the 42nd and 43rd from that nation.

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Welcome a new Caribbean nation: Dominica

Monday, December 4, 2017

We’ve just added our first sample from the Caribbean island nation of Dominica, thanks to IDEA contributor Sarah Maria Nichols. Also new to the archive today: our 41st…

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Welcome Chinese and U.S. (Michigan) samples

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Thanks to Associate Editor Deric McNish and contributor Jason Dernay, we now have our second subject from Shanghai, China, and our 18th from the U.S. stage of Michigan….

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2 B’s (or not 2 B’s)

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

We’ve just added two “B” samples to IDEA: Brazil and Brooklyn. They are both courtesy of Associate Editor Deric McNish. You will find them at Brazil 13 and…

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