23.366, Media: New York accent may be dying out

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LINGUIST List: Vol-23-366. Fri Jan 20 2012. ISSN: 1069 - 4875.

Subject: 23.366, Media: New York accent may be dying out

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Date: 20-Jan-2012
From: Brent Woo [bwoo at linguistlist.org]
Subject: New York accent may be dying out


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Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2012 22:18:13
From: Brent Woo [bwoo at linguistlist.org]
Subject: New York accent may be dying out

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http://linguistlist.org/issues/emailmessage/verification.cfm?iss=23-366.html&submissionid=4539405&topicid=21&msgnumber=1
 Reed linguistics professor Kara Becker writes that younger speakers are not acquiring the classic New York regional lect.

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/9027125/Fuhgeddaboutit-New-York-accent-may-be-dying-out.html 


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Subject Language(s): English (eng)


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