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Here’s Why Kevin Spacey’s Southern Accent in ‘House of Cards’ Sounds Off

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This video explains why Kevin Spacey intentionally drops his r’s in the hit show “House of Cards.”

Now that you’ve binge-watched the entirety of House of Cards season 3, you might have some lingering questions about the show like why does Kevin Spacey’s South Carolina accent sound funny? This video from Vox explains why Frank Underwood speaks with such an exaggerated southern drawl. In a nutshell, it has to do with evolving regional dialects and social classes.

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Here’s Why Kevin Spacey’s Southern Accent in ‘House of Cards’ Sounds Off