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asmileforawar:

Accent references for people who are not from Virginia who want to know what the accents referenced in the Raven Cycle sound like:

The “Old Money” accent attributed to the Gansey family is most likely the “Old Virginia” accent used by residents of the Tidewater region and NoVA (aka Northern VA, where they (If I recall correctly) live). It is considered the most genteel and the classiest of Virginia accents:

http://accent.gmu.edu/searchsaa.php?function=detail&speakerid=122

Henrietta, VA does not exist. Since in TDT it is suggested that it is near Rockingham County, I selected an accent that sounds as close as possible to one from that area (regrettably, there wasn’t a voice sample for that exact area that would serve as a good example, but I can testify from experience that this is very, very close). This is accent leans more towards the typical “Southern” accent: 

http://accent.gmu.edu/searchsaa.php?function=detail&speakerid=73

Accents are from GMU’s Speech Accent Archive.

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#reference  #the raven cycle 
maggie-stiefvater:

Happy St. Mark’s Eve! Behold the official cover and title of Raven Boys III, which comes out October 28, 2014.

maggie-stiefvater:

Happy St. Mark’s Eve! Behold the official cover and title of Raven Boys III, which comes out October 28, 2014.

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#aw man that comma is totally gonna mess up tagging  #the raven cycle  #maggie stiefvater  #blue lily lily blue 
houseofnarcolepsy:

Meanwhile I was in Alabama fucking up being a child.

houseofnarcolepsy:

Meanwhile I was in Alabama fucking up being a child.

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#gillian anderson 

I’m beginning to realize that my hair was so easy to grow out last time because I was unemployed that year and never had to worry about doing my hair at 7 in the morning.

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#hair angst  #growing out an undercut 

deplaisant:

dangerhamster:

the fact that people are like “Coca Cola supports racial equality, I’m not going to be drinking Coca Cola anymore” and “Google supports gay rights I’m not going to use them anymore” like what next “the Earth provides Oxygen to ethnic minorities I’m going to stop breathing in protest”

Hopefully

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