Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Appalachian Mountain Talk

Yesterday, a friend said she could hear my "southern" accent and we got into a conversation about how people from the Western NC mountains sound (which, incidentally, isn't "southern" but "mountain"). I found this and wanted to share it with anyone unfamiliar with the Appalachians. This is the speech I grew up around and this is the speech I'm going to try to duplicate in my novel.

1 comment:

  1. these folks sound an awful lot like my southern family, both sides.

    we ain'ta tawkin' we's sangin!

    of course i don't sound like this at all, just a few hints around the edges, but certain uncles and cousins and aunts, wooheee!

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