This is pretty cool!
The speech accent archive uniformly presents a large set of speech samples from a variety of language backgrounds. Native and non-native speakers of English read the same paragraph and are carefully transcribed. The archive is used by people who wish to compare and analyze the accents of different English speakers.
Yea, I haven’t been much of a blogger lately … been too busy with some important writing, but I promise to emerge soon. However, this was too neat not to mention.