Date: Tue, 23 Nov 1993 09:46:00 CST From: Cynthia Bernstein Subject: Re: Diversity of accents The New York Times article (Feb. 14, 1993) I mentioned earlier quotes William Stewart as saying "We all sound like TV announcers. . . . West Coast norms have taken over the whole country." Do you agree with me, Sali, that both inner-city Chicago and rural Alabama are still relatively safe from the invasion of "West Coast norms"? --Cynthia Bernstein