Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Mar 6 00:45:40 UTC 2013

'Through the use of orthography intended to represent dialectal

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Nelson_Page:  Slaves are happy and
simple, slotted into a paternalistic society. For example, the former slave
in  Marse Chan [by Thomas Nelson Page, 1884]  is uneducated, speaks
phonetically, and has unrelenting admiration for his former master.

(Note too Inglish use of "slotted into.")


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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