Anyone who has ever spent any time in New England knows about the “Boston” accent. If you’ve spent any time around people who were raised here or who spent the greater portions of their lives in proximity to certain parts of Massachusetts, you know about the Law of R Conservation.
A lot of Patriots fans have been talking about the new video on Funny or Die by Pats quarterback Tom Brady. Basically, it is all about accents, and of course he doesn’t have one, much less a Boston one. He seems to be a good sport about the whole thing, and I always applaud anyone who doesn’t mind doing some self-parody. Anyway, for all you non-Boston people who haven’t seen it yet, here it is.