a bit of trivia I found interesting
greg at romuald.net.eu.org
Wed Dec 18 23:07:17 EST 2002
I was thinking of the accents on words, and not the pronunciation. I guess what you and I like about speech is opposite.
Improper accents in speech bother me a lot more then incorrect pronunciation of words.
As for hearing the original dectalk, can't say that I've ever heard one.
On Wed, Dec 18, 2002 at 09:09:58PM -0600, Adam Myrow wrote:
> I think you are the first person I have ever heard who actually likes the
> BNS's speech. I agree that the Accent lives up to its name in that it
> actually has an accent. However, try typing the following words into each
> synthesizer and see the difference in how well they are pronounced.
> I prefer words to be pronounced correctly without having to create tons of
> exceptions in my dictionary. Speaking of synthesizers with accents, did
> you ever hear the original Dectalk?
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