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Media: New York accent may be dying out

Submitter: Brent Woo

Submitter Email: bwoo@linguistlist.org
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Media Body: Reed linguistics professor Kara Becker writes that younger speakers are not
acquiring the classic New York regional lect.

Read more:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/9027125/Fuhgeddab
outit-New-York-accent-may-be-dying-out.html
Issue Number: 23.366
Date Posted: January 20, 2012