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That Changing Philly Accent

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Do people make fun of you for how you say "water"? You may be from Philly! William Labov, professor of linguistics at University of Pennsylvania, and Josef Fruehwald, PhD candidate, discuss the study they co-authored on how Philadelphians' speech patterns and accents have changed over the past century, titled One Hundred Years of Sound Change in Philadelphia: Linear Incrementation, Reversal, and Reanalysis

 

Years of Sound Change in Philadelphia: Linear Incrementation, Reversal, and 
Reanalysis

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