NYT on Staten Island lingo

Grant Barrett gbarrett at WORLDNEWYORK.ORG
Sat Dec 15 13:12:38 UTC 2007

On Dec 15, 2007, at 07:57, Dennis Preston wrote:

> I am a big fan of Barry's etymological work, but I am unaware of any
> work of his on NYC (or any other) vowels. What's the beef with the
> Popikless second piece (which touches base with the classic
> linguistic work on NYC vowels)?

No beef. Just a mirror comment. We would not expect his work to
appear there.


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