Posted by Miss Paddletale on November 15, 1999 at 13:37:42:
In Reply to: Re: Speaking of Accents posted by Doc M on November 15, 1999 at 13:04:41:
SUPPOSEDLY "Doctor Mary" writes:
: I've also heard that this was true about some of the real
: oldtimers living on the Outer Banks of NC. And there may
: be a few pockets left in the Appalachians where you can
: hear traces of it, but it's dying out rapidly. There are
: two really good books that talk about this, both by
: Horace Kephart -- "Our Southern Highlanders" and "Smoky
: Mountain Voices." And how about the music? The more I
: listen to traditional Irish and Scots music and bluegrass,
: you hear all the parallels. Fascinating stuff.
: I know, I know -- an unusual Doc M. post. It happens
: once in a while. Maybe I got hit in the head! VBG!
: Doc M
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