January 29th, 2010

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Feature: Writing Dialects

According to Dictionary.com, Dialect is defined as "a regional or social variety of a language distinguished by pronunciation, grammar, or vocabulary." Not to be confused with speaking with an accent, defined as "prominence of a syllable in terms of differential loudness, or of pitch, length or of a combination of these." Dialects relate to the way the words are used, such as slang, and accents relate to the way those words are uttered, or spoken. For this feature, I am going to concentrate on dialects.

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