low back merger

In Walsh, students of Bostonese have found their avatah

A 2013 article on Boston mayor-elect Marty Walsh, who has a pronounced Boston accent. The comments about Boston being "lazy" are unfortunate, as are the interviews with speech coaches.

Posted by Kara Becker on November 21, 2013

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Boston English;
Politics and Policy;
low back merger;
r vocalization

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.

Greg and Donny have an accent

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