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“WHEN DID YOU COME TO THIS COUNTRY, DENNIS?” PART 2

YESTERDAY, MARNIE CHESTERTON of BBC CrowdScience opened a discussion of “Why Can’t I Change my Accent?” Today in Part 2, she tells us about pitch, in more ways than one.  … Continue reading

October 29, 2022 · 1 Comment

“WHEN DID YOU COME TO THIS COUNTRY, DENNIS?”   PART 1 

IMAGINE: THERE I WAS A (likely) fourth-generation American, and a teacher asked me that question. (I had yet to appreciate sarcasm.) True, as a native-born Clevelander, I spoke a dialect … Continue reading

October 28, 2022 · 3 Comments