Hella Nor Cal or Totally So Cal?

  title={Hella Nor Cal or Totally So Cal?},
  author={M. Bucholtz and Nancy Bermudez and Victor Fung and L. Edwards and Rosalva Vargas},
  journal={Journal of English Linguistics},
  pages={325 - 352}
  • M. Bucholtz, Nancy Bermudez, +2 authors Rosalva Vargas
  • Published 2007
  • Geography, Computer Science
  • Journal of English Linguistics
  • This study provides the first detailed account of perceptual dialectology within California (as well as one of the first accounts of perceptual dialectology within any single state). 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. Whereas studies of the perceptual dialectology of the United States as a whole have focused almost exclusively on… CONTINUE READING
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