AuthorHouse Publishing | Varied Dialects of English – 2

AuthorHouse Publishing presents 

the Varied Dialects of English – Part 2

In part one of AuthorHouse Publishing presents the Varied Dialects of English, AuthorHouse discussed the various dialects of English in the U.K., Ireland and the U.S. In this article, we will continue to present different American and Canadian dialects in English, and we will begin discussing the Creole English dialects.
There is also Inland Northern American English from the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, the suburbs of Chicago, eastern Wisconsin and upstate New York. North-Central American English comes from Minnesota, Wisconsin, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, parts of North and South Dakota and Iowa, and the Yooper dialect from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Midland American English comes from a thin swath from Nebraska to Ohio in the north and a thin swath from Oklahoma to Pennsylvania in the south.
Next, we come to Southern English which includes Appalachian English, the Tidewater dialect or Chesapeake accent, the Virginia Piedmont dialect, Ozark English, Southern Highland English, Gullah or Geechee spoken by the descendents of African slaves in the Lowcountry of South Carolina and Georgia, the Texas dialect and the Yat dialect from New Orleans. Tthe term “Yat” comes from the typical New Orleans Greeting, “Whey’at?”  meaning  “Where are you at?” There are also the Cajun dialect and Ocracoke from Ocracoke Island, North Carolina.
Western English includes California English, Boontling, a strange dialect spoken only in Boontling, California and Pacific Northwest English. There are also African-American Vernacular English and Hawaiian Pidgin English in the U.S. Read more

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