The Phonological Status of Western New England

@article{Boberg2001ThePS,
  title={The Phonological Status of Western New England},
  author={Charles Boberg},
  journal={American Speech},
  year={2001},
  volume={76},
  pages={29 - 3}
}
�The variety of American English spoken in western New England has received relatively little attention compared to other regional varieties of American English. In fact, though Western New England (WNE) has been identified as a separate dialect area in major studies of the dialect geography of American English, this status has been promulgated in part on data of limited quantity or problematic quality, and the character of WNE speech has remained essentially unknown (except, of course, to… 
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