37 minutes | Jun 28, 2021

Jennifer K. N. Heinmiller on the stories contained in Appalachian English

Flipping through the pages of the new Dictionary of Southern Appalachian English, you’ll find the stories of thousands of words and phrases unique to the American South. This week, the dictionary's co-author, Jennifer K. N. Heinmiller joins the Reckon Interview to discuss the early 20th century origin of this project, the process of gathering and investigating words to include in a collection such as this, the way Southern Appalachian English has changed with new technologies, and some of her favorite terms and phrases that are included in this edition.Jennifer is also the host of the Appalachian Words podcast which can be found here: https://apple.co/2UDfos1Purchase the Dictionary of Southern Appalachian English here: https://bit.ly/3qvd9D3  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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