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myrth wrote:Yes! published in two version! suck you single-versioned maggots!
xiamenese wrote:I don't know why he thought my chapter deserved to be in two versions
Sun Oct 18, 2015 3:49 pm Post
pigfender wrote:Yer welcome, pardner!
Sun Oct 18, 2015 5:21 pm Post
My understanding is that the accent would have been more likely to an Irish/British than what we think of southwestern. For whites that is. Irish labor was heavy in the railroad construction and mining towns. The predominant language would have been Spanish and would have been more "glue language" between the various communities.
At least that's what some smart folks who do language research here said (I was inquiring about the origins of a local subset of people and the "silliness of westerns" was brought up by them).
Tue Oct 20, 2015 1:08 pm Post
Tue Oct 20, 2015 2:06 pm Post
Kingstonmike wrote: <snip> ……
As well, I always wondered how the US South got its variant accents and how they evolved from the British accents 80 years previous.
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