Regional accents

Benjamin Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Thu Dec 28 21:50:17 UTC 2006

On 12/28/06, Joel S. Berson <Berson at> wrote:
> How did I miss this one for so long?  Prompted by today's "Sylvia"
> daily comic strip.
> >Daily Mail
> >
> >Cows with regional accents? Pull the udder one

Mark Liberman has exploded this one on Language Log:

It's come up there several times since, as recently as today:

Thanks, though, for the "Sylvia" tip. I've posted it to LL:

--Ben Zimmer

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