Thursday, January 22, 2015

Traveling Dialects

“I’m so New Orleans, when I go out of town people ask me if I’m Canadian.”
A joke, right? No, it seems that, contrary to all expectations, a certain Canadian pronunciation is beginning to emerge in the Big Easy.
This is an excerpt from an interesting Lingua Franca piece by Allan Metcalf. Check out O Canada! in New Orleans to read the rest.

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