Bad TV dialects

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Oct 2 18:43:13 UTC 2002

At 1:33 PM -0500 10/2/02, Beth Simon wrote:
>So Ron, what do you think of the If You Build It Shoeless Joe Will
>Emerge From The Cornfield baseball movie (I'm blanking the title)

Field of Dreams

>, set, we are told, outside of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (Is it supposed
>to be Corralville?)
>Especially galling was the we are Iowans hence we are sometimes
>r-less, palatalizing, vicious self-righteous idiots ban the book

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