of likely interest to NYers only

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Mar 5 21:32:04 UTC 2002

At 3:08 PM -0600 3/5/02, Matthew Gordon wrote:
>Can you specify which NCS features you've noticed?
>On a more general note, are NYers (nonlinguists) aware of the NCS as a
>stereotype of, say, Buffalo or Rochester?
Well, more of Chicago, I think.  But there's an awareness, at least
on the part of many non-linguists.  I've heard a couple of
mock-Northern Cities pronunciations on sports highlight shows to
denote "Chicago".


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