Dialogue

Dialogue Extra: Regional American English

Clip: Season 2012 Episode 24 | 15m

In this Dialogue 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.

Aired: 07/04/12

Rating: TV-G

Major Funding Provided by the Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation