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Pittsburgh speech and Pittsburghese

Johnstone, B and Baumgardt, D and Kiesling, S and Eberhardt, M (2015) Pittsburgh speech and Pittsburghese. UNSPECIFIED. ISBN 9781501500299

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Linguists have sporadically noted peculiarities of pronunciation, lexis and morphosyntax in the speech of European Americans in the Pittsburgh area, and Pittsburgh speech, locally known as "Pittsburghese", has been a topic of discussion in the Pittsburgh area for decades. This variety has never before been systematically documented, however. The first and only scholarly book to describe Pittsburgh-area varieties of English, Pittsburgh Speech and Pittsburghese is an essential reference tool for anyone studying the dialect of the Pittsburgh area and the only textbook choice for anyone teaching about it.


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Item Type: Book
Status: Published
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Johnstone, Bbj4@pitt.eduBJ4
Baumgardt, D
Kiesling, Skiesling@pitt.eduKIESLING0000-0003-4954-1038
Eberhardt, M
Date: 25 September 2015
Date Type: Publication
Access Restriction: No restriction; Release the ETD for access worldwide immediately.
DOI or Unique Handle: 10.1515/9781614511786
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Schools and Programs: Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences > Linguistics
Refereed: Yes
ISBN: 9781501500299
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2017 21:14
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2021 00:55


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