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Resources: Reconstructing American Tongues

In 1988, the Center for New Media produced American Tongues.¬† Since then, this Peabody-Award-winning documentary, which highlights the range of language variation in the United States, has been a staple in American linguistic classes.¬† Even now, when the average 18 … Continue reading

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Language News: Ignite Pittsburgh

Dr. Scott Kiesling is a sociolinguist at the University of Pittsburgh. ¬†Recently, he ignited the stage as part of a speaker series called Ignite Pittsburgh, a TED like program designed to spark ideas among its audience members through short, but … Continue reading

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