[Ads-l] emerging Antarctic accent?

Amy West medievalist at W-STS.COM
Mon Aug 28 12:50:17 UTC 2023

On 8/28/23 12:00 AM, ADS-L automatic digest system wrote:
> Date:    Sun, 27 Aug 2023 18:31:46 +0000
> From:    James Landau<jjjrlandau at NETSCAPE.COM>
> Subject: emerging Antarctic accent?
> https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/wellness/a-new-accent-from-antarctica-has-been-discovered-by-scientists/ar-AA1fII1b?cvid=52b79da7d1464426cbddb40488ab3c5d&ocid=winp2fptaskbarhover&ei=17
> <quote>Antarctica might be the only continent on Earth with no natural human habitation, but it’s emerged that an “Antarctica accent” is very much a thing.
> Despite having no locals, thousands of scientists have made up an ever-changing population in research stations over the years.

The ISS has a similar situation. I think I've heard mention of 
development of an ISS dialect on Lingthusiasm. Is there any literature 
on it? (I can't remember if I tracked down a Lingthusiasm episode on it 
or not.)

---Amy West

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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