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Paperback The Rhode Island Dictionary Book

ISBN: 0971358419

ISBN13: 9780971358416

The Rhode Island Dictionary

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Rhode Islanders, like Texans, Georgians and the British, have their own version of the English language. This is its Rosetta Stone. Translated by the canny Mark Patinkin and illustrated by the uncanny... This description may be from another edition of this product.

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Kunnha Seddit Beddha

Not only did I find this book hilarious, I also was impressed with it's acuracy. I spent 35 years trying to understand the local dialect. It's not so easyto understand why Worcester is pronounced "Woostah" or how words that end with an "r" sound like an "a" and words that have no "r" at the end sound as if they do. Not to mention words with "r's" in the middle such as park pronounced "pock". Great fun reading even if you haven't been there.
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