Unformatted text preview: The difference probably comes from the fact that she is from Indian descent and I’m from Irish descent. Stereotypes: 1. Hillbillies (from Beverly Hillbillies) Phonological: Pronounce you like [j ] instead of [ju]. Lexical: They call things varmint instead of annoying person or pest, and they say betcha instead of bet you. 2. Stoners on Grandma’s Boy Phonological: They speak slower and lower. Lexical: They say man, bro, kid, and dude a lot. 3. Pirates from Pirates of the Caribbean Phonological: They drop their v’s so they say o’er instead of over, speak in only present tense. Lexical: They call everyone ye instead of you, and say me instead of I....
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- Fall '08
- Greek loanwords, Erin Marek LIN, English Differences