seeking AAVE/SAE matched guise speech samples
James A. Landau
JJJRLandau at AOL.COM
Thu Sep 6 16:46:29 UTC 2001
In a message dated 9/6/01 10:14:19 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
t.irons at MOREHEAD-ST.EDU writes:
> The question, which is part of a court
> case, involves the issue of whether there is something such as "sounding
> black" on the phone.
I must be missing something here. I thought it was common knowledge that
there exists a dialect (multiple dialects?) of AAVE that differs phonetically
from General American, Eastern, and Southern as well as in grammar and
vocabulary. Such dialect(s) is as easily recognizable over a telephone as it
is in person.
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