flanigan at OHIOU.EDU
Wed Jun 2 21:36:22 UTC 2004
This is a great word!
At 10:56 AM 6/2/2004 -0700, you wrote:
>today's Fresh Air had a long interview with Donna Brazill (Al Gore's
>campaign manager in 2000). interesting sociolinguistically, since
>she's a public and powerful woman who's preserved lots of features of
>informal southern AAVE: piles of -in', medial glottal stop in "sudden"
>as well as "didn't", the occasional unmarked 3rd sg present, etc.
>stunning contrast to, say, Condi Rice.
>along the way, she talked about the "heroes and sheroes" of the civil
>rights movement. "shero" isn't in our archives (though some of you
>might already have collected it). there are a fair number of shero
>sites on the web -- feminist, african american, often both. a small
>Sistapower - Shero - Highlighting an African American Shero
>My Shero: Mature Lesbians Making a Difference
>Who is YOUR Shero?
>Black Women Today - Shero of the Week
>arnold (zwicky at csli.stanford.edu)
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