We’re Ghana Talk English Addendum

If you found our episode on Ghanaian English interesting, we have more information below. If you haven’t listened yet, find it here. https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!5c6cf Where is Ghana? It’s next door to Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso and Togo in West Africa. What was that book of Ghanaianisms Selikem mentioned? Ghanaianisms: A Glossary This article also has some … Continue reading We’re Ghana Talk English Addendum

French (Canadian) Fries Addendum

If you found our episode on Canadian French interesting, we have more information below. If you haven’t listened yet, find it here. https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!038a3 What are the “weird” French vowels? Dr. Rosen was talking about the front rounded vowels. English has a few back rounded vowels (e.g., /u/ ‘oo’ as in boot; /o/ ‘oh’ as in … Continue reading French (Canadian) Fries Addendum

Down in the Holler Addendum

Hi, all! We hope you enjoyed The Vocal Fries “Down in the Holler”. https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!7c2ef Here is some additional information related to the show. You can find our guest, Dr. Paul Reed, on the web, and on Twitter. Where is Appalachia? Here is a map of the Appalachian Region so you can see how substantive it … Continue reading Down in the Holler Addendum

ChicaNo? ChicanYES! Addendum

If you found our episode on Chicano English interesting, we have more information below. If you haven’t listened yet, find it here. https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!7aaf0 What are some of the features of Chicano English? As Dr. Carmen Fought mentioned, many of the features of region- and age-dependent. We briefly discussed vocal fry (but we discuss it more … Continue reading ChicaNo? ChicanYES! Addendum

On the Rez Addendum

If you found our episode on Rez English interesting, we have more information below. If you haven’t heard it yet, you can find it here. https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!c58cb Can you give me more information on Rez English? Here are some resources on the common features in Rez English (though really there are many Rez Englishes). Some features … Continue reading On the Rez Addendum

Southern Fried Addendum

If you listened to our episode on Southern American English, you can read more about it below. If you haven’t listened yet, you can find it here. https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!137ae What other features are there in Southern American English (SAE)? We mentioned many features of Southern American English but managed to leave out a few interesting ones. … Continue reading Southern Fried Addendum