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Web Extra: Regional American English

  • Aired: 07/05/2012
  • 15:00
  • Rating: TV-G
In this Dialogue Web Extra Joan Houston Hall, the Chief Editor of the Dictionary of American Regional English, discusses words unique to Idaho and the Pacific Northwest. She also discusses how technology is changing her work and the English language and she tells the story of how DARE was used to solve a crime.
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