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View Resource MOST Clearing House on Linguistic Rights

The MOST (Management of Social Transformations) Clearing House (discussed in the November 18, 1997 Scout Report for Social Sciences ) has added a section on linguistic rights. The Clearing House on Linguistic Rights supplies legislators, decision-makers, researchers, and other representatives of both governmental and non-governmental organizations with information related to the development of...

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/social-and-human-sciences/theme...
View Resource Dialect Survey

Sometimes individuals may find themselves wondering: "What do you call the long sandwich that contains cold cuts, lettuce, and so on?." Certainly there is a strong regional variation to this type of sandwich, as some people along the Eastern seaboard may refer to it as a "grinder," people in Louisiana may be more likely to refer to it as a "poor boy," and so on. This rather interesting dialect...

http://www.hcs.harvard.edu/~golder/dialect/maps.php
View Resource Speech Accent Archive

The George Mason University archive of speech accents is a tool for linguists, speech pathologists, phoneticians, engineers who train speech recognition machines, and even interested laypeople. Volunteers who are native English speakers and non-native speakers were asked to read an elicitation paragraph in English that "uses common English words, but contains a variety of difficult English sounds...

http://accent.gmu.edu/