Dialect splits

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Mar 14 21:36:03 UTC 2013

On Mar 14, 2013, at 10:11 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:

> Me: "Don't we have two of these things?"
> Wife: "Yes, but the other one doesn't work as well, _I think_"
> NOT: "_I *don't* think_"?! The speech of the Northeast Pennsylvanians
> is a caution!

Both perfectly natural for me.


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