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Old 04-09-2009, 08:29 PM
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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Has a survey been done on this? By AAVE I mean African American vernacular English - 'he be workin'', that kind of thing. Also, the southern-inflected AAVE accent (non-rhoticism etc, 'fo sho').

Also, do most blacks in states like Oregon, Alaska, just speak GAE like other Americans?

Old 04-09-2009, 08:43 PM
Location: Houston
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This is not going to end well
Old 04-09-2009, 08:50 PM
Location: 602/520
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Wow. For once I agree with someone from Houston.
Old 04-09-2009, 08:55 PM
Location: West Cobb County, GA (Atlanta metro)
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Originally Posted by westhou View Post
This is not going to end well
No - it isn't.

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