Dr. B. Johnstone's lecture on Pittsburghese

Written by Alex Levin


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Learn how "Pittsburghese" (dialect) has come to be such a strong symbol of Pittsburgh's identity.

Barbara Johnstone, Professor of Rhetoric and Linguistics in Carnegie Mellon University's Department of English, will trace the history of the dialect, talk about how it is changing and how people across the country are keeping it alive.

Dr. B. Johnstone's lecture on Pittsburghese


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