Tuesday, November 26, 2013

11-27-13 word wagons

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Nearly 50 years ago University of Wisconsin students and researchers set out in "word wagons" to record the different ways people across America talked. Now, work to update the Dictionary of American Regional English will be done in front of computers, reading online survey results. The new online surveys designed to track changes over the past 50 years went live on yesterday and will be open for people to fill out for the next six to nine months.

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