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Appalachian Dialect

Appalachian Dialect

Appalachian Vocabulary Test 134

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 Mar 30, 2020 at 11:33am PDT 1. Fair to middling: fairly good, average. “How you doing today?” “Oh I’m fair to middling.” 2. Far piece: a great distance. “It’s a far piece out to where my oldest sister lives…

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lady petting a stuffed boar
Appalachian Dialect

Sayings from Suzann

Here’s the most recent sayings my friend Suzann and her mother sent me: plagued or plauging = worrying. “Something’s been…

cookie with hersheys kiss
Appalachian Dialect

Sugar Kisses

“According to the Dictionary of American English, “sugar” is widespread in the South. They define it as “affection demonstrated through…