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Appalachian Dialect

to cross a letter

To Cross A Letter

  cross a letter – to write over and at right angles (136) I notice you have acquired the very…

ill means hateful or bad mood

Don’t be so ill!

  “You’d be ill too if you carried all your stuff down the mountain in the cold and then your…

western nc accent

Appalachian Vocabulary Test 105

    It’s time for this month’s Appalachian Vocabulary Test. I’m sharing a few videos to let you hear some of the…

word usage in Appalachia either one

Do You Need The Word Either?

  Way back when I was in college taking an Appalachian Studies class I was amazed when the teacher discussed…

words from Appalachia

Appalachian Vocabulary Test 104

  It’s time for this month’s Appalachian Vocabulary Test. I’m sharing a few videos to let you hear some of the words…

Fail not

Fail Not

  “When I was helping clean out my great-aunt’s house after she died, we found an envelope with a lock…