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  Southern American English - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Southern American English is a group of dialects of the English language spoken throughout the Southern region of the United States, from northern Virginia and central Kentucky to the Gulf Coast, and from the Atlantic coast to central Texas.
Southern American English can be divided into different sub-dialects (see American English), with speech differing between, for example, Texas and the coastal area around Charleston, South Carolina.
Southern dialects are also common in areas associated with the oil industry of Alaska.
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 Southern American English - tScholars.com
Southern American English is a group of dialects of the English language spoken throughout the Southern region of the United States, from central Kentucky and northern Virginia to the Gulf Coast and from the Atlantic coast to eastern Texas.
The general southern dialect has its origins in the English immigrants who moved to the South in the 17th and 18th centuries, of whom most were of European Celtic origins (according to an 1860 census, "three-quarters of white Southerners had surnames that were Scottish, Irish or Welsh in origin." [1]).
SAE accent is spoken typically in the mid, and northern parts of the state.
www.tscholars.com /encyclopedia/Southern_American_English   (3686 words)

  
 ScienceDaily: Brain Processing Of Speech Sounds Is Different In Some Southern English Speakers
She cited as an example a language variation known as a "vowel merger," in which two vowels with different pronunciation in one dialect of a language are merged, or not distinguished in pronunciation, in another dialect.
The pin/pen merger, in which "i" and "e" are both pronounced like "i" before nasal sounds like "n" and "m" but not in other contexts, is often heard in Southern states and Texas, where a merged-dialect speaker might sound like they're pronouncing both "pin" and "pen" as "pin" to an unmerged-dialect speaker.
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www.sciencedaily.com /releases/2006/02/060226114703.htm   (2053 words)

  
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