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Learn about the link between language and identity and explore "people's everyday linguistic experiences," with Accentricity. Sociolinguistics researcher and educator Sadie Durkacz Ryan created the podcast, which is edited by John McDiarmid with music by Seb Philp. Through its six episodes (and three bonus installments), the show explores questions such as, "Why do we love some accents and hate...
Dialect Survey

Sometimes individuals may find themselves wondering: "What do you call the long sandwich that contains cold cuts, lettuce, and so on?." Certainly there is a strong regional variation to this type of sandwich, as some people along the Eastern seaboard may refer to it as a "grinder," people in Louisiana may be more likely to refer to it as a "poor boy," and so on. This rather interesting dialect...