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Philadelphia Accent

(Philadelphia City Hall.  File photo by Tony Hanson)

UPenn Researchers Tackle Evolution Of Philadelphia Accent

With apologies to comedian Jeff Foxworthy, you might be a Philadelphian if: you say beggle (bagel), wooder (water), tal (towel), beyoodeeful (beautiful), dennis (dentist) or Fit Shtreet (Fifth Street).

04/26/2013

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Yo! Could Your ‘Philly Accent’ Hurt Your Career?

In New York some employees with regional accents are working on getting rid of them for their careers. Is that happening in Philadelphia?

11/29/2010

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