Date: Wed, 4 Sep 1996 00:25:12 -0400
From: Jason Wilke wilke[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]NJ2.N-JCENTER.COM
Subject: Re: Kimmelweck
Okay, okay, we've determined where the word comes from and made several
of you non-vegetarians hungry. I think it's safe to say we've run the
Since this is the American Dialect Soc, I'd like to tell y'all why I'm
here, and see if I get an answer...
I just moved back from Europe. Until I went, I never noticed it, but when
I was in Europe, I could distinctly tell an American accent anywhere...
HOW do you describe an Ami accent? The only word I can find that's close
is twangy. We do have regional accents, but there is also a common accent...
wilke[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]n-jcenter.com