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Dictionary of Southern Appalachian English

Articles: Southern Appalachian English
by Dr. Michael Montgomery

Joseph Sargent Hall: The Man and His Work
[Revised version of an essay that originally appeared in Now and Then: The Appalachian Magazine 20.1 (2004), 1-4.]

How Scotch-Irish is Your English?: The Ulster Heritage of East Tennessee Speech

[Revised version of a paper that originally appeared in Journal of East Tennessee History
vol. 65 (1995), 1-33 ]

The Idea of Appalachian Isolation
[Revision of an essay that originally appeared in Appalachian Heritage 28.2 (2000), 20-31.]

The Mountains were Alive, with the Sounds of English
[Revision of a story that originally appeared in Smokies Guide (Winter 2002), 19.]

The Scotch-Irish Element in Appalachian English: How Broad? How Deep?
[A paper published by the University of South Carolina]

In the Mountains They Speak like Shakespeare
[Revised version of an essay that originally appeared in Myths in Linguistics, ed. by Laurie Bauer and Peter Trudgill (New York: Penguin, 1998), 66-76.]

Myths: How a Hunger for Roots Shapes Our Notions about Appalachian English
[Revision of an essay that originally appeared in Now and Then: The Appalachian Magazine 17.2 (2001), 7-13.]