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ERIC Number: EJ676326
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-1360-6441
"Tie, Tied and Tight": The Expansion of /ai/ Monophthongization in African-American and European-American Speech in Memphis, Tennessee.
Fridland, Valerie
Journal of Sociolinguistics, v7 n3 p279-98 Aug 2003
Explores the distribution of /ai/ monophthongization in African-American and European-American speakers in Memphis, Tennessee. Presents evidence of extensive glide weakening in the African-American community in Memphis and compares it to the degree and contexts of glide weakening in the European-American community. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Tennessee (Memphis)