Foreign Accent Syndrome

Barnhart barnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM
Thu Nov 20 19:36:01 UTC 2003

See Barnhart Dictionary Companion _Foreign Accent Syndrome (Vol. 10.4:
1990 but perhaps as early as 1907) where _foreign-accent syndrome_ and
_foreign accent syndrome_ and _acquired foreign accent syndrome_ and _FAS_
are all listed.

David K. Barnhart

dsgood at writes:
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>Sender:       American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
>Poster:       Dan Goodman <dsgood at VISI.COM>
>Subject:      Foreign Accent Syndrome
>Public Release: 18-Nov-2003
>UCF clinic diagnoses rare Foreign Accent Syndrome
>The Communicative Disorders Clinic at the University of Central Florida
>has diagnosed a case of Foreign Accent Syndrome, an extremely rare
>disorder linked to stroke-related or other internal brain injuries that
>leaves affected people with a foreign-sounding accent.
>Contact: Tom Evelyn
>tevelyn at
>University of Central Florida
>Dan Goodman
>Journal or
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