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variant
used in Do You Speak American?

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Definition
something a little different from others of the same type
  • Many of the features common to contemporary Black English are absent from the "slave" tapes, for instance, what linguists call "the invariant be" as in they be working, and the "deleted copula," leaving out the auxiliary verb in they working.
    six — Bad-mouthing Black English (27% in)

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