Re: dialect survey

Subject: Re: dialect survey
From: Karen Kay <karenk -at- NETCOM -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 24 Oct 1994 16:24:24 -0700

LaVonna Funkhouser said:
> However, it may be true that the wide area known as the
> Mid-west shares some expressions with the South.

Not many. I grew up in the midwest, but in the north. When I moved to
Missouri (which was a border state during the war), I found the speech
quite different. But it's still not Southern. I think it *sounds*
Southern to Yankees, but dialectally it just ain't. Ditto for Ohio and

karenk -at- netcom -dot- com

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