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- DescriptionAre you considered a dingbatter, or outsider, when you visit the Outer Banks?
Have you ever ticed a picture in your house hanging a little sigogglin, or crooked?
Do you enjoy spending time with your buddyrow, or close friend?
Drawing on over two decades of research and 3,000 recorded interviews from every corner of the state, Walt Wolfram and Jeffrey Reaser's lively book introduces readers to the unique regional, social, and ethnic dialects of North Carolina, as well as its major languages, including American Indian languages and Spanish. Considering how we speak as a reflection of our past and present, Wolfram and Reaser show how languages and dialects are a fascinating way to understand our state's rich and diverse cultural heritage. The book is enhanced by maps and illustrations and augmented by more than 100 audio and video recordings, which can be found online at talkintarheel.com.
- Author(s)Jeffrey Reaser,Walt Wolfram
- PublisherThe University of North Carolina Press
- Date of Publication30/03/2014
- Place of PublicationChapel Hill
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintThe University of North Carolina Press
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations, black & white tables, maps, figures
- Weight658 g
- Width160 mm
- Height236 mm
- Spine28 mm
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