Monday, June 30, 2008

Alabama Accents (St Petersburg Times-Guest Column)

From "St Petersburg Times" guest columnist Jack Bray:
It got me to thinking. Why do we speak the same language differently? The shades of drawl even in this town are distinct. After living 15 years in Dunedin, listening to a lot of familiar New Yorkese, I found these accents to be colorful and charmin', darlins'.
LINK TO FULL COLUMN at TAMPABAY.Com (note the column cites my story on the origin of Southern Accents)

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