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« on: November 27, 2015, 08:43:13 PM »

Just stumbled across this, and thought it might be useful to anyone doing a rural English impression, or portraying a recent immigrant from the same.  The introduction gets into some interesting discussion of regional pronunciations, as well as the local patois.

Holloway, William. A General Dictionary of Provincialisms. London: John Russell Smith, 1840.
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