- Think, for example, of how you guys has now become a generic form of address: it is gender-, age-, and class-neutral, and decidedly informal.Introduction (46% in)
- Let's face it, when I grew up—I mean, erudite people spoke British dialect, and there was no American dialect that was really anything but at best neutral.three — Toward a Standard: Putting the "R" in "American" (17% in)
- He calls first using an African American accent, then again using a Latino speech pattern, and a third time in a neutral American accent, which is in fact how he really talks.six — Bad-mouthing Black English (47% in)
There are no more uses of "neutral" in Do You Speak American?.
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