End of ADS-L Digest - 12 Jul 1995 to 13 Jul 1995 ************************************************ There are 15 messages totalling 474 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. oj trial (9) 2. For "he says", like "he's all" or "he goes" or "he's like" (fwd) (2) 3. "he's like" (fwd) 4. usage query: "vacay" (2) 5. oj trial & dialect recognition(fwd) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Thu, 13 Jul 1995 23:09:23 -0700 From: kim mckinzey Subject: Re: oj trial As a side note, sort of, I remember in college (as a Comparative Language major), discussing with a good friend and classmate what we perceived to be a "smokey" quality to African-American voices. This had nothing to do with accent/grammar/Southernisms/etc. She was African-American and was planning to do a year in Paris to study if Blacks in France also had that "smokey" quality. We lost contact after I graduated and so I don't know if she ever went or did the study. Rima McKinzey