People told us about the times they were judged at work due to the way they speak.
"There's a huge amount of pressure in the UK, and across the world to sound a particular way."
A bad accent can make otherwise great actors look like they’re in an amateur dramatics society’s end-of-year play. See also: the cast of 'Peaky Blinders'.
"One of my friends from college used to say they were a miner because his family owned a mine."
"She self-defines as working-class because her aunt didn't go to college."
In the latest season of 'Luke Cage', the portrayal of the Cinematic Jamaican falls short.
As a comic of Asian descent, I needed to know the answer.
Accent discrimination can supposedly impact people both economically and socially, with 80 percent of employers saying they make discriminative hiring decisions based on them.
Science suggests you're just drunk.
We know you invented it but admit, you love us.
Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner mocked a stereotypical Chinese accent in a tweet during a visit to Beijing, but the gaffe didn't appear to hamper her government's aims at increasing strategic relations with China.