Ling - Dialect Survey gen

Ling - Dialect Survey gen - Ling Language in US January 23,...

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Ling – Language in US January 23, 2008 Dialect Survey Part C: The Best and Worst 1. In the United States, I think the most correct English that is spoken would be here in the Midwest. When I say the Midwest, I’m meaning Colorado and nearby states. I think this because I feel like there is no accent in this area of the United States. Having lived in the south for so long and having family from New York, the Midwest has no accent at all to my ears. I associate this with most correct because with accents, comes slang and misuse of words. In the south, we use the word, “y’all.” I really do not see that as correct English at all. Of course, that is not the only word. I feel that in most areas of the United States there is an accent and slang. Now being in Colorado, I think that my English has gotten much more “proper” or correct. When there is an accent or odd words thrown around, like there are in a lot of areas, the English just doesn’t sound correct to me. 2. In the United States, I think the least correct English that is spoken would definitely be the south. I have lived in the south now for about eleven years, and the way some of my
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