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  1. U. S. Dialects

  2. The United States Connecticut R. Erie Canal Hudson R. Rockies Mississippi R. Appalachians

  3. Dialect Regions of the U.S. EasternNew England

  4. Dialect Regions of the U.S. Upper North / Great Lakes

  5. Dialect Regions of the U.S. Mountain South / Upper South

  6. Dialect Regions of the U.S. Lower North /Midlands

  7. Dialect Regions of the U.S. Deep South / Lower South

  8. Dialect Regions of the U.S. General American / Western

  9. What about Texas?

  10. Dialect Regions of the U.S. Acadians • Acadian • Acadyan • Acadjyan • Cadjan • Cajun New Orleans

  11. Dialect Regions of the U.S. New York City

  12. Detailed Dialect Map

  13. Major Dialect Attributes • Deletion of Post-Vocalic [r] (“r-lessness”) • car “kaa” • park “paak” • Monophthongization of [ay] • my “maa” • drive “draav” • Fronting of [a] • Chicago “Chicaago” • Diphthongization of [æ] • bag “byæg” • plastic “plyæstic”

  14. Who Says What?