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Appalachian Dialect

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Appalachian Dialect Overheard

Overheard

“I just want shed of him.” Tipper Overheard: snippets of conversation I overhear in Southern Appalachia Subscribe for FREE and get a…

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Appalachian Dialect

Sun Ball

sun ball noun The sun. 1918 Hartt Lost Tribes 396 Let us consider the mountaineers a race apart and dwell…

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Appalachian Dialect

Shackledy

Tipper at one of Pap’s old homeplaces shackledy, shackley, shackling, shackly adjective Unsteady, shaky, in poor condition, uncertain, of little…