Jesse Sheidlower on Palin's accent

Dan Goodman dsgood at IPHOUSE.COM
Wed Oct 1 23:21:14 UTC 2008

Benjamin Zimmer wrote:
> Slate just posted a well-researched piece by Jesse Sheidlower on Sarah Palin's
> accent:

I was more interested in the link to his piece on New Orleans speech.
Specifically, the partial explanation of why some variants share
features with the dialects of Boston and NYC.  (And Baltimore, I

But Irish immigration certainly doesn't explain why these dialects are

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