Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Online Dialect Survey

All you swinging North American English speakers, pucker up and get yer vocal folds hummin 'cause you're being called to service! Claire Bowern of Yale University's Linguistics Department has launched an online North American English Dialect Survey (HT Mr. Verb). Now quit yer bitchin' and yer belly achin' about the use of ain't, the sissy passive, and no problem and contribute something useful to the interwebs, yer voice!.

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