The Dead Farmer S Almanac

Author: Jim Larranaga
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781462828722
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When he spoke, Alex always gave people nicknames as if that somehow
endeared him to people. To Eddy, Alex's nicknames were annoying, like a
nervous verbaltic. Originally from the East Coast, somewhere between Boston
and New York, Alex had one of those harsh accents. He had moved to Minnesota
a half dozen years ago to learn how to speak midwestern, to lose his accent. So
far, it hadn't worked. “If you hurry, Alex, you can still get video of the old man
weeping on the porch ...

To Your Scattered Bodies Go

Author: Philip Jose Farmer
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0575119667
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He said, 'I hope you speak English. However, I can speak with some fluency in
Russian, Mandarin Chinese, or Hindustani.' Burton felt a slight shock, as if a dog
or an ape had spoken to him. 'You speak Midwestern American English,' he
replied. 'Quite well, too. Although too precisely.' 'Thank you,' the creature said. 'I
followed you because you seemed the only person with enough sense to get
away from that chaos. Perhaps you have some explanation for this ... what do you
call it?

Riverworld

Author: Philip Jose Farmer
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 9781429952873
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He had seen this creature floating in the ranks a few rows away in that nightmare
place. The creature stopped a few feet away, smiled, and revealed quite human
teeth. He said, “I hope you speak English. However, I can speak with some
fluency in Russian, Mandarin Chinese, or Hindustani.” Burton felt a slight shock,
as if a dog or an ape had spoken to him. “You speak Midwestern American
English,” he replied. “Quite well, too. Although too precisely.” “Thank you,” the
creature said.

Growing Up Nascar

Author: Humpy Wheeler
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 9780760337752
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David has a lot of Bill Elliott in him, though he doesn't talk like Bill because when
he was ten years old he moved to Atlanta, where people don't "Southern." They
speak "Midwestern." David is totally unpretentious, yet he is a very good interview
because he always seems to have something meaningful to say. He doesn't own
a plane. He doesn't own a million-dollar motor home though he's made enough
money to buy one. What he owns is Barney Fife's 1964 police car from The Andy
 ...

There S Always A Girl

Author: Barry Spacks
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 0989099334
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... and only time I'd heard Gloria speak Midwestern. The protester spun on his
heel, gazed ahead again. Then he left the line altogether. “Couldn't take it, eh?”
said Gloria. “Not used to backtalk.” “Screw you, lady,” said the man rather quietly,
passing by. “Oh,” Gloria told him, “me and my boys, we've got that covered
already, thanks.” Next came our encounter with W.C. Fields. “This is only.

Midwestern Gothic Winter 2016

Author: Midwestern Gothic
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1329784596
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The flower shop is Livvie's old newsstand that now sells flowers. Things are
found where gone things were. Even the town itself was another town, now long
gone to the dam. At the lake, beams of the underwater town are fishermen's
bearings. What was here, I asked from the edge of the front walk. The realtor
smirked, Oh, lots of things. And with no better choices I moved in unsure where I
lived and how to speak the language. The second town much further north was
worn, dying, ...

A Comparative Study Of Pitch Range Of Native Speakers Of Midwestern English And Mandarin Chinese

Author: Gwang Tsai Chen
Publisher:
ISBN:
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Subject C4 is also a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Wisconsin. Within each
sex group of the four Mandarin subjects, Subject Cl and Subject C3 have a
higher voice pitch than that of Subject C2 and C4 respectively. English subjects
All of the following four English speaking subjects, also two males and two
females aged in their twenties, were born, brought up and educated exclusively
in Wisconsin; therefore they speak Midwestern English. They all were
undergraduate students at ...

New American Writing

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And I've tapped into a range of performance styles — it's become a multi-voiced
presentation, pretty dipless. "Cajun Vitrine" — I get to sing croakily, in a gravel-
voiced abrasive French accent, patois ugliness. "Vivi's" — I'm a smarmy radio "ad
" voice." "Xanadu" — a juicy, classy voice, the Masterpiece Theatre kultur
treatment, Shakespeare vibrato. I: You've mentioned to me how, growing up in
Colorado Springs, you learned to speak "Midwestern" as a kind of disguise —
because your ...

Kenward Elmslie

Author: W. C. Bamberger
Publisher:
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"Xanadu" — a juicy, classy voice, the Masterpiece Theatre kultur treatment,
Shakespeare vibrato. WB: You've mentioned to me how, growing up in Colorado
Springs, you learned to speak "Midwestern " as a kind of disguise — because
your natural style of speech was too, what — high-toned... KE: In grade school,
my broad A was a source of humiliation, so I tried to master an inconspicuous
one-of-the-boys non-uppity accent. I was a very obedient, very silent child, a shy
insipid creep ...