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From: Roxanne <>
Subject: Re: [PACENTRE] Scot- Irish Traditions
Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2006 16:19:37 -0700 (PDT)
In-Reply-To: <6.1.2.0.2.20060403170028.03d3feb0@mail.adelphia.net>


--- Justin Kirk Houser <>
wrote:
>
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Pennsylvania_Accent
> I must qualify this article by stating that I have
> never heard of some of
> these expressions, and that I know of several others
> unique to this area
> which are not even mentioned.

Oh, my! Reading the aforementioned page was like
talking to Gram, and then some! (I grew up in Lock
Haven, and most of my family is from Centre County.)
One question: who's familiar with a "mango"?
Thanks for the link; it gives me an idea of where our
speech came from.

Roxanne Baird



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