Appalachian English

American Tongues: How they talk in KY, OH, and TX

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An excerpt from the documentary American Tongues profiling speech in three states: Kentucky, Ohio, and Texas.

Posted by Kara Becker on August 28, 2014

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Appalachian English;
Texas English;
Ohio English

Listen: How to Speak with a certain Southern Twang

Walt Wolfram discusses the Appalachian variety in North Carolina in an audio clip for North Carolina public radio, including features like [Published on 06-09-2014]

The Grammar Rules Behind 3 Commonly Disparaged Dialects

A 2013 piece highlighting three features of three stigmatized U.S. dialects - a-prefixing in Appalachian English, "liketa" in Southern English, and remote past BIN in African American English

Stereotypes of an Appalachian Dialect

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A speaker of an Appalachian dialect discusses stereotypes of his dialect.

Posted by Rob Troyer on July 2, 2013

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Appalachian English;
Stigma

Story of English: Appalachian English

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Segment from the 1986 documentary "The Story of English" on Appalachian English.

Posted on October 9, 2012

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Appalachian English

Them Hillibillies

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From the Indiana State Museum; full title "Since them hillbillies moved down to the holler."

Mountain Talk

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An excerpt from the film "Mountain Talk," on Applachian English in North Carolina, from the the North Carolina Language and Life Project

Posted on September 18, 2012

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Appalachian English;
NCLLP