Then, there were the changes that confused her. One was the change in their accents. Their words were softer, more flowing; the only comparison she could call to mind that seemed appropriate was what little Latin she had heard spoken. It baffled her how their speech could change as such – she knew Professor Kirke, and she had met Mrs. Macready, and the Scottish burr they shared was nothing like her children’s new, aberrant diction.
That Other World, CristhinaCatherine.