Why is it some people never lose their accents, no matter how far from home they live?
Rex Murphy comes to mind, or Mark Critch.
Meanwhile others pick up accents wherever they go.
They may live in Canada all their lives, but suddenly a trip to London has them speaking like Prince William.
On Atlantic Voice we're looking for the answers to those questions and more.
The topic is accents, and how they shape our identities when we are away from home.
Our guests are writer Lynn Coady, actor Cathy Jones and Dr Michael Kiefte from Dalhousie's Accent Modification Clinic