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Old March 10 2013, 10:18 PM   #7
Definitely Herbert. Maybe.
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Re: old english accent was closer to American southern accent

gturner wrote: View Post
I think the accents in eastern Kentucky and West Virginia would be closer than general Southern.
The central Appalachian accents generally, but also the Chesapeake island dialects and possibly those found in the more remote corners of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.
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that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, journal entry for 8 November 1838.
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