New York City accent in the press

Grant Barrett gbarrett at WORLDNEWYORK.ORG
Tue Feb 26 02:12:56 UTC 2008

am New York (a freebie paper produced by Newsday) writes about the New
York City accent, quoting Labov, Wolfram and others.

Main story:,0,4795875,full.story

Breaking down the New York accent:,0,6082176.story

Interactive graphic:

Meta-coverage in the New York Times's City Room blog (the comments
display a good number of textbook reactions to the NYC accent, from
pride to revulsion):

Grant Barrett
Double-Tongued Dictionary
editor at

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