LINGUIST List 26.3304

Wed Jul 15 2015

Media: Dialect Variation in Appalachia

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <ashleylinguistlist.org>


Date: 15-Jul-2015
From: Kirk Hazen <Kirk.Hazenmail.wvu.edu>
Subject: Dialect Variation in Appalachia
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Please take a moment to read this story about dialect variation in Appalachia and view its accompanying video.

Main Story:

http://www.wral.com/a-push-to-restore-pride-in-the-way-appalachians-speak/14769628/

The accompanying video package by Allen Breed:

http://video.ap.org/Appalachian-Dialect-Is-Getting-Some-Respect--29364871?playlistId=10212

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

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