Settlement patterns and the eastern boundary of the Northern Cities Shift

  • Aaron J. Dinkin
  • Published 2007
This paper examines the dialectology of eastern New York State. Data are considered from twelve cities and villages bridging the gap between the Inland North dialect region (home to the Northern Cities Shift [NCS]) and the Western New England region. Communities are classified as belonging to the Inland North ‘‘core,’’ the Inland North ‘‘fringe,’’ or a non… CONTINUE READING