4. “DO I SOUND LIKE A VALLEY GIRL TO You?” PERCEPTUAL DIALECTOLOGY AND LANGUAGE ATTITUDES IN CALIFORNIA
The Normative North and the Stigmatized South
As part of a larger perceptual dialectology study of linguistic diversity within California, this article focuses on a survey of Californians regarding the evaluation of language use within the…
The Perceptual Dialectology of California
Hella Nor Cal or Totally So Cal?
Quantitative analysis of a map-labeling task carried out in Southern California reveals that California's most salient linguistic boundary is between the northern and southern regions of the state.