Youse Should Lishen to Eour Philly Dialect Sheow


    Hour 2

    The Iggles didn’t geow inteow the playoffs, long term pol Ed Rendell is our eoutgeoing governor, and beloved Tastykake hopefully will get its financial sichuation shtrate as the company is currently under wooder. But one thing remains consisteant: the Philadelphia dialect lives! We’ll discuss the virtues of the Southeast Pennsylvania (we’re not forgetting abeout you, South Jersey and Delaware) regionalisms and the efforts some natives have taken to reduce their accent with SEAN MONAHAN, a recent college graduate who created some funny and insightful videos on the colloquialisms on YouTube; and JOANNE JOELLA, a voice coach who has years of experience re-shaping clients’ mouths and adjusting their ears in her work.

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