LINGUIST List 23.366

Fri Jan 20 2012

Media: New York accent may be dying out

Editor for this issue: Brent Woo <bwoolinguistlist.org>



Date: 20-Jan-2012
From: Brent Woo <bwoolinguistlist.org>
Subject: New York accent may be dying out
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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/Fuhgeddaboutit-New-York-accent-may-be-dying-out.html

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

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