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Dialect Resources:
Talking NC

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Learn more about this series of documentaries and related publications on language variation in North Carolina and the American South.

 

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American Voices coverAmerican Voices: How Dialects Differ From Coast to Coast

Walt Wolfram and Ben Ward, Editors

Published by
Blackwell Publishing

This collection of articles by prominent dialect researchers provides a fascinating look at the full range of American dialects. Written for lay readers, these articles make information about dialects accessible to non-linguists and give readers a fresh understanding of language diversity. Dialects featured include Southern, Appalachian, Canadian, and California English, among many others.

2006

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