7 thoughts on “The Boston Brahmins

  1. Boston is our favorite city and have spent/will spend quite a lot of time there. I only recall a handful of encounters wherein I heard this lovely accent.

    1. Thank, Holly. Yes, it’s slowly fading away, but we can always watch reruns of Gilligan’s Island, with Thurston Howell III to remember… – BGT

      1. The accent that Thurston Howell III had was Locust Valley Lockjaw, not Boston Brahmin.

  2. Non-rhotic, so the R not followed by a vowel is dropped or less emphasized. Sounds similar to a ‘refined’ or ‘cultivated’ Australian accent. True!

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