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Learn ‘How to Speak Midwestern’ with Edward McClelland

Edward McClelland, the author of How to Speak Midwestern, visited our library earlier this month. If you missed his talk, you can still watch our interview with him. McClelland: takes us on a tour of some of the region’s most … Continue reading

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Learn ‘How to Speak Midwestern’ at Mentor Library

Ever wonder why the residents of Fargo have their famous “clipped, brisk, nasal” accent? Or why the Chicago sports superfans of Saturday Night Live don’t vibrate their final consonants when they celebrate “da bearssss?” (For linguistic nerds, that’s called a … Continue reading

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