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Fuhgeddaboutit! Sorry, But There Is No Brooklyn Accent
You may think you’re hearing Brooklynese but scholars agree — there’s no such thing.
Oct 24, 2019 5:00 AM
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Ask A Native New Yorker: Does A 'New York Accent' Make Me Sound Stupid?
This week a woman who grew up in New York City worries her accent makes her sound uneducated. A Native New Yorker replies.
Updated: Sep 27, 2013 1:09 PM
Authentic New Yawk Accent Now Telling People When To Cross The Street
When the Department of Transportation installed audio recordings at over a dozen intersections to aid the visually impaired while crossing, they enlisted native Brooklynite, Dennis Ferrara, to provide an, ah, authentic New York voice recording.
Updated: Jul 10, 2012 2:04 PM
Pilot Trapped In Airplane Pisser Causes Terror Panic
All because a passenger who tried to alert the crew to the jammed door had a Middle Eastern accent.
Updated: Nov 17, 2011 10:17 AM
Would You Get Rid Of Your New Yawk Accent?
Some famous NYers with accents, via BBC Over the last year,
Updated: Nov 19, 2010 5:18 PM
Queens Argues Over Disappearing Accent
While Queens residents are worried their specific, nasal dialect of classic
Updated: May 11, 2010 2:30 PM
Translating Brooklynese For Tourists
Do you speak fluent Brooklynese? Well fuhgeddaboutdit, you just found yourself
Updated: Apr 29, 2010 4:49 PM
The New Yawk Accent: A Thing of the Past?
To linguists our city is part of what’s known as the
Updated: Feb 6, 2010 6:19 PM
Is The Lower East Side's Accent Disappearing?
from Randolph Pfaff's flickr New research contends that it's not just
Updated: Jan 21, 2010 4:39 PM
Making Fun Of NJ Accent Is Racist, Says Trump Aide
From Busted Tees: The "Jersey Girls Ain't Trash/Trash Gets Picked Up"
Updated: Oct 6, 2009 4:35 PM
New York City Accents Changing with the Times
Besides killing Mom ‘n’ Pop stores and displacing low-income residents, the rapid
Updated: Mar 7, 2008 6:42 AM
Unhinged Bouncer Found Guilty in Two of Three Murders
Stephen Sakai, the bouncer who went on a shooting rampage in front
Updated: Mar 7, 2008 6:14 AM
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