LINGUIST List 24.1615
Tue Apr 09 2013
Media: Raleigh, NC, has Nearly Lost its Southern Accent
Editor for this issue: Brent Woo <bwoo
Brent Woo <bwoo
Raleigh, NC, has Nearly Lost its Southern Accent
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A longitudinal sociophonetics investigation called the Raleigh Study has confirmed that due to an influx of out-of-state workers the city has lost its Southern drawl, resulting in an opportunity for interesting sociolinguistic case study.
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