We’ll take a look at accents unique to the New York metro area, and explore how they developed and why some of them may be changing or disappearing altogether with Kara Becker, assistant professor of linguistics at Reed College. Plus, we’ll take your calls.
You can tell a lot about someone from the way they speak. On today’s edition of Please Explain we’ll look at the different accents found around the United States and find out where they come from and why they persist. Joining us are Natalie Schilling-Estes, Associate Professor of ...
Is there such a thing as a New York accent? What exactly are the differences in diction of those from Brooklyn as compared to those from the Bronx? And, as the city gets more diverse, are we losing our unique way of speaking...? Kara Becker, a doctoral candidate at the ...
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