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U.P. English, Eh? The 2018 Summer Linguistic Lecture Series

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Date:
July 12
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Website:
http://www.uproc.lib.mi.us/Ironwood

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Venue

Ironwood Carnegie Library
235 East Aurora Street
Ironwood, MI 49938 United States
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Phone:
9069320203
Website:
http://joomla.uproc.lib.mi.us/Ironwood/images/DOCUMENTS/2018summercalendarpdf.pdf

Join Dr. Will Rankinen, sociolinguis and phoetician, as he shares insightsof the U.P. way of speaking! Why do we sound Canadian to outsiders? Where in the U.P. is “sauna” pronounced the Finnish way where is it not? Rankinen has spent the last ten years studying variols quantitative aspects of the U.P. dialect and is sharing his findings during this great 90 minute program! Reserve a spot by calling 932-0203.