Sunday, January 2, 2005

Hey, watch this!

It looks like Robert McNeil has done his homework for his primetime special about American language: "Do You Speak American?" on Wednesday, January 5, 8 p.m. (PBS).

Nearer to home, check out Walt Wolfram's North Carolina Language and Life Project. The UNCG Linguistics Program brought him to Greensboro last year, and he delighted the audience with what he and his fellow researchers have found out about North Carolina speech.

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