Game done changed: A look at selected AAVE features in the TV series The Wire

Article that looks at the features of AAE (and specifically Baltimore AAE) through the lens of The Wire.

The Whispers: Rock Steady

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"Steady rockin' all night long" from The Whispers' 1987 demonstrates the AAE marker "steady." Citation: Baugh, John. 1984. Steady: Progressive Aspect in Black Vernacular English. American Speech.

Posted by Kara Becker on February 14, 2013

Baugh, John;
African American Language