Eyes on the White House Lawn

Varnado, S.L.
April 1977
National Review;4/29/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 16, p496
The article focuses on the possible turmoil of Northerners that could arise from the English of the Southern U. S. being used by President Jimmy Carter. There are noted problems on the pronunciation of the long i sound and short o sound. The presence of Southern colloquialisms, like the use of the words dinner and carry, is also noted.


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