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Why does a Southern Drawl Sound Uneducated to Some?

 Mark Twain’s Classic Huckleberry Finn begins with an explanation to readers: “In this book a number of dialects are used, to wit:  the Missouri negro dialect ; the extremest form of the backwoods South-Western dialect ; the ordinary “Pike-Country” dialect ; and four modified varieties of this last… I make this explanation for the reason…

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