EventsThe Changing Chicago Accent

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The Changing Chicago Accent

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Rogers Park

Description

The classic Chicago accent – da dialect of da Daleys – is layered with history and is fast disappearing. Ted McClelland, author of How to Speak Midwestern, will discuss the origin of the Chicago accent, its characteristics, and evolution.

Come find out why Chicagoans talk more like people from Buffalo than our neighbors in Wisconsin.

Suitable for:
Teens
Adults
Seniors
Type:
Author Events
Language:
English

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