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ERIC Number: EJ377330
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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A "Pin" Is Not a "Pen"; Is a "Pan?" Is Southern Pronunciation Incorrect?
Williford, David
English Journal, v77 n6 p25-28 Oct 1988
Argues that the standard of correct pronunciation is what educated native speakers actually say, not what they think they say and not what dictionaries prescribe that they are supposed to say; therefore educated Southern pronunciation is correct and should be labeled so. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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