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Old 12-19-2018, 08:04 AM   #1
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local dialect....

posted in local paper, this is the way we talk in penciltucky.....
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As one who sounds like Gomer Pyle with a head cold, I don't have room to talk.
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As one who sounds like Gomer Pyle with a head cold, I don't have room to talk.
Hey, I could still understand you despite the drawl. Folks from down your way have suggested I have an accent, but I know that is not true.
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Years ago I was standing at the rental car counter in Logan Airport in Boston. The woman behind the counter was trying to give me directions to Lowell. She had a strong Boston accent and we were mutually unintelligible. I was bewildered, she was amused, as would have been anyone standing nearby. You had to be there.
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I was talking to a few guys from Pennsyltucky at a Rendezvous a few years ago. One of them got a whiff off his buddy who had not showered in a few days. He said “Dang, the stank done jumped on you!” Wasn’t that hard to figure out what he meant even if you couldn’t understand him.
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Old 12-19-2018, 10:59 AM   #6
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Jest to letchen's no.....
Here in Tennessee, we like to watch the wild bars from the local farrtarr.
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Jest to letchen's no.....
Here in Tennessee, we like to watch the wild bars from the local farrtarr.
I spent four summers going to school at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville .
After 4 years I still could not understand what the locals were saying and after reading your post I discovered I still can’t .
Coming from Northern Minnesota , I found the Canadian Language very easy to pickup and understand . It was like we all came from the same continent !!
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Amazingly, I got it all but had to read it twice.Swenglish is MY best language.
Think about that one.
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Hey, I could still understand you despite the drawl. Folks from down your way have suggested I have an accent, but I know that is not true.
Nope, we don't have drawls or twangs and we pronounce our vowels. We don't put ruffs on our houses either.

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Nope, we don't have drawls or twangs and we pronounce our vowels. We don't put ruffs on our houses either.

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