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Appalachian Dialect

man and woman hiking in the mountains
Appalachian Dialect

Do What?

The nice lady who shares my office has only lived in Appalachia for about three years. She enjoys reading the…

three skeins of yarn in chair
Appalachian Dialect

All Three

all three adjective phrase variant syntactic position after nouns or pronouns modified. 1937 Hall Coll. Emerts Cove TN You can’t…

girl in creek
Appalachian Dialect

Plumb

Chitter is plumb foolish about the creek In the last few weeks two readers have emailed me with the suggestion…