Pin-pen merger

Dissecting Ohio's Dialects

A 2012 article in the Columbus Dispatch describing the work of Kathryn Cambell-Kibler on Ohio dialects.

Quiz: What American accent do you have?

A short quiz that identifies your American accent, using criteria like low-back merger, pin-pen merger, and the Mary-merry-marry distinction.

Jeff Foxworthy's "redneck" definitions

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Jeff Foxworthy provides Rachel Ray with some "redneck" definitions and illustrates his Southern dialect - he's from Atlanta, Georgia.