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by Maygen
Fri Apr 07, 2006 2:57 am
Forum: The Rebel-Yankee Test
Topic: Warsh?
Replies: 72
Views: 143551

dialects within metro areas

My husband was born in Maryland, we went to visit his relatives last year and sometimes I about laughed. Balmer...and said so fast you were saying huh? they lived in Carrol County... which they pronounce as Carl Canny. I about died with laughter on that one. I was told that Carrol County too had it'...
by Maygen
Fri Apr 07, 2006 2:23 am
Forum: The Rebel-Yankee Test
Topic: Minnesota-isms...anyone???
Replies: 21
Views: 76268

Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Upper Michigan

Some of it gets diluted, you know my sis-in-law was telling me the the yooper... yooper-someone from the Upper Pennisula of Michigan....the people in the Lower Pennisula are called trolls--because we live under or below the bridge...the Mackinac Bridge. ...dialect is the fastest dying dialect in the...
by Maygen
Fri Apr 07, 2006 1:39 am
Forum: The Rebel-Yankee Test
Topic: KMark & WalMark
Replies: 19
Views: 29724

litte off the walmark but same vicinity

I went to school in Northern Michigan....I always had an issue with some of my friends (black) who were born in Michigan, saying asked or ask as axed or axe. I noticed when I became a truck driver this is very popular in the south among black folk and some white folk. It is like wash and warsh... ad...
by Maygen
Fri Apr 07, 2006 1:21 am
Forum: The Rebel-Yankee Test
Topic: Warsh?
Replies: 72
Views: 143551

Warsh-Ohio River Valley

Hi, new here. I have been a truck driver for some time and can often pick out dialects. Warsh for the most part shows up in people that were raised or influenced by those raised in the Ohio River Valley. My grandfather (from Terre Haute-pronounced by the 'natives' is Tar Hote...with an a like in fat...

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