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Language and languages -- Variation

View Resource UW Digital Collections: DARE Fieldwork Recordings

Between 1965 and 1970, a team of researchers conducted interviews with with almost 3,000 individuals from all across the United States in order to create the Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE). The Dictionary, first published by Harvard Press in 1985, documented words, phrases, and pronunciations unique to various regions of the U.S. Recently, the University of Wisconsin-Madison...