Welcome 2 new countries: Zimbabwe and Bahamas

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Thanks to Associate Editor Nadia Barnard and contributor Sarah Maria Nichols, we now have two new countries on IDEA: Zimbabwe and the Bahamas. We’ve also just added another…

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Welcome four samples (and one new nation)

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Thanks to Senior Editor David Nevell and his students, IDEA has four new samples this evening, plus one new country: Lithuania. The new submissions are Argentina 6, Germany…

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Introducing three more South African samples

Monday, November 13, 2017

New IDEA Associate Editor Nadia Barnard has just given us three more subjects from South Africa: 37, 38, and 39. They are all from the southern part of…

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Announcing new associate editor and 7 samples

Friday, November 10, 2017

Christmas has come early to IDEA in the form of seven new samples and a new associate editor! Please welcome Nadia Barnard from South Africa. Her new submissions…

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Welcome two new South African subjects

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

We’ve just added our 32nd and 33rd subjects from South Africa, thanks to IDEA contributor Nadia Barnard.

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Welcome our 17th Michigan subject

Monday, October 23, 2017

Thanks to IDEA Associate Editor Deric McNish, we now have our 17th sample from the U.S. state of Michigan. The subject is an 18-year-old from just outside Detroit.

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Welcome our fifth Egyptian sample

Thursday, October 19, 2017

We’ve just added another Egyptian sample to IDEA. This is the fifth from that nation. The 37-year-old man from Cairo talks extensively about the recent political turmoil in…

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Manitoba sample added

Monday, October 2, 2017

Please welcome our third sample from the Canadian province of Manitoba. The subject is a 57-year-old man from Winnipeg.

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Announcing a great new audiobook

Monday, September 18, 2017

For a great example of a Rhode Island/Boston dialect – plus some fascinating cultural history – check out the new audiobook by Sarah Jo Burke about the Burke…

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‘Best overall’ dialect website

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Thanks to Life Hacker writer Nick Douglas for selecting IDEA as the “best overall choice for picking a random region and hearing what those people sound like.” Read…

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