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From Adam's Housecat to Zydeco: Dictionary of American Regional English Completed
February 23, 2012
What is a Maine-born doctor to do when a patient in Pennsylvania complains, "I've been riftin' and I've got jags in my leaders?"
University of Wisconsin-Madison
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