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affirm
used in Do You Speak American?

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  • Johnstone thinks this local accent, which is different from how people talk elsewhere, is really a way of identifying and affirming their place: they are talking about who they are and where they live and what it means to live here.
    two — Changing Dialects: Dingbatters Versus Hoi-Toiders (86% in)

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