Daily Archives: June 9, 2017

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As a college student one of my acquaintances introduced me to the website for Homestar Runner [1].  Being fond of things that are silly, I found much to enjoy on the website.  One of the characters, Strongbad, answered fake e-mails … Continue reading

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Book Review: Do You Speak American?

Do You Speak American, by Robert MacNeil and William Cran As I have noted before on occasion, my native American accent is Western Pennsylvanian [1], one of the dialects spoken of in this book.  There are some dialects, and this … Continue reading

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Book Reviews: English Accents And Dialects

English Accents And Dialects:  An Introduction To Social And Regional Varieties Of English In The British Isles, by Arthur Hughes, Peter Trudgill, and Dominic Watt Admittedly, I am a bit of a nerd when it comes to linguistics, as will … Continue reading

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