"jawn" and other Philly slang

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Mon May 16 04:54:03 UTC 2011

A reporter from the Philadelphia branch of The A.V. Club interviewed
me about "jawn" and various other Philly-isms. I did my best on
unfamiliar terrain:


The ADS-L discussion I mention is this, from back in 2000:



Ben Zimmer

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