Appalachian Dialect

Appalachian Dialect

Appalachian Vocabulary Test 138

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. *This morning I noticed the videos are not playing on my site like they usually do, they’re playing on Instagram. I’ll have to investigate and see if Instagram has changed their platform. Hopefully you can still see them! View this post on Instagram One more word/phrase from this month's Appalachian Vocabulary test. Jayho…

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large corn field
Appalachian Dialect


Sometimes an old saying bubbles up from my consciousness and flows straight out of my mouth. I always wonder why…

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…