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Appalachian Dialect

Appalachian Dialect

Appalachian Vocabulary Test 136

It’s time for this month’s Appalachian Vocabulary Test. I’m sharing a few videos to let you hear the words and phrases. To start the videos click on them.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Tipper (@blindpigandacorn) on May 28, 2020 at 6:08am PDT 1. Hand: reference to an individual’s skill, suitability, or desire for a certain activity. “He’s a good hand at most anything. Why he’s the most useful person I know to have around when…

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Laurel thicket
Appalachian Dialect

Laurel Hells

laurel hell noun A dense growth of laurel (i.e. rhododendron) 1977 Hamilton Mountain Memories 48 Far back in the big…