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Key Facts In This Video

  1. People can detect an accent after listening to as little as 30 milliseconds of speech. 00:14

  2. Some animals, such as pygmy goats, have accents. 02:09

  3. In the 20th century, two "artificial" accents emerged. 04:23

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