English in America - A Linguistic History

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English in America
A Linguistic History

2016

Think about this: How would you address a group of two or more people? Would your default terminology be: "you all," "yous," "you lot," "you guys," "you'uns," "yinz,"...

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Natalie Schilling

In This Series

Defining American English Dialects
Episode 1
Defining American English Dialects
The Foundations of American English
Episode 2
The Foundations of American English
From English in America to American English
Episode 3
From English in America to American English
The Rise of American Language Standards
Episode 4
The Rise of American Language Standards
Where Is General American English?
Episode 5
Where Is General American English?
Mapping American Dialects
Episode 6
Mapping American Dialects
Ethnicity and American English
Episode 7
Ethnicity and American English
African American English
Episode 8
African American English
Mobility, Media, and Contemporary English
Episode 9
Mobility, Media, and Contemporary English
The History of American Language Policy
Episode 10
The History of American Language Policy
Latino Language and Dialects in America
Episode 11
Latino Language and Dialects in America
Where Is American English Headed?
Episode 12
Where Is American English Headed?