Practice English Speaking&Listening with: Mountain Talk: Dialect History

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Where you are from determines who you are and the cornerstone or the foundation of that

is really all tied up in language.

I think that's really it.

[tuning radio]

Okiedokie, if you can copy, I live in the western part of North Carolina.

A little place called Robinsville, NC.

And I'm not far from the Cherokee Indian Reservation, you might know where that's at.

And the next little town close to me is Murphy and Bryson City and Andrews, North Carolina.

Roger?

Well I think we talk a lot like the people that came over from England and Scotland and

Ireland.

And we were so isolated for so many years, that's how we keep it, I think.

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