Is the Hudson Valley Dialect still alive?

Dan Goodman dsgood at IPHOUSE.COM
Fri Sep 25 18:51:48 UTC 2009

As I understand it (note:  I'm very much an amateur), the Hudson Valley
Dialect's status as a separate dialect was based on words not found
elsewhere.  Some of those words have spread; others have gone out of use.

Dan Goodman
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