You Talkin' To Me?!
Tuesday, March 04, 2008
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 NYU School of Linguistics, walks us through the variety of NYC dialects.