New York regional dialect

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Unformatted text preview: rtainly might say "Cha]anoog[er] is in Tennessee." Or, to draw an example from my favorite corpus - Beatles lyrics - John Lennon sings "I saw[r] a film today, oh boy." h]p://posiSveanymore.blogspot.com/2006/06/intrusive- intrusive- r.html Intrusive r •  First off, as you undoubtedly know, some dialects of English are non- rhoSc - that is, they drop the /r/ sound when it occurs aier vowels - but not before them. A consequence of this is that the dropped /r/s come back when they are immediately before a word starSng with a vowel. Thus in "Let It Be" Paul McCartney sings "In my hour of da(r)kne...
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