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although
used in Do You Speak American?

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  • Although American attention has recently been riveted on the Middle East, the Pacific phase of our destiny looms larger and larger.
    eight — Teaching Computers to Speak American (49% in)
  • Recent research appears to show very little change in syntax, the grammatical structure of American English, although some regional markers—like the SouthernymV to, as in Fmfixin' to go to town—can become more common as population shifts to the Sun Belt and newly arrived Northerners want to blend in.
    two — Changing Dialects: Dingbatters Versus Hoi-Toiders (40% in)
  • Although Pittsburgh carries the image of a place shaped by Eastern and Southern European immigrants, who poured into the great steel mills in the nineteenth century, its language was most strongly influenced by the Scots-Irish settlers (Ulstermen from Northern Ireland) who came a century earlier.
    two — Changing Dialects: Dingbatters Versus Hoi-Toiders (87% in)
  • What national broadcasters have always found desirable—although they have made exceptions—was an accent seemingly without accent, free of any features that gave it any particularly strong regional identity.
    three — Toward a Standard: Putting the "R" in "American" (23% in)
  • To her surprise, calls started flooding in, especially after her group was written up in an airline magazine—calls from all over the country, including the White House, although the caller wouldn't say whose office.
    three — Toward a Standard: Putting the "R" in "American" (64% in)
  • Although it carries heavy barge traffic of coal, cement, and sand, the Ohio is a bucolic river, running between lush, wooded banks—Kentucky to our left in the South, and Indiana on our right in the North.
    four — This Ain't Your Mama's South Anymore (1% in)
  • But when he gets on the CB, where his nickname, or handle, is Spanky, he sounds "real country," although he can't say why: "I mean, my fiancee has told me.
    four — This Ain't Your Mama's South Anymore (12% in)
  • Although Cody is also from Missouri, he sounds pure Nashville when he sings.
    four — This Ain't Your Mama's South Anymore (16% in)
  • Although Texans are far from formal, this was the only place in our travels where we had to wear a jacket and tie.
    four — This Ain't Your Mama's South Anymore (79% in)
  • Although Congress cut off most immigration in 1924, this wave of linguistic discrimination, or paranoia, passed.
    five — Hispanic Immigration: Reconquest or Assimilation? (28% in)
  • He quotes the book Remaking the American Mainstream, by Richard Alba of the State University of New York at Albany and Victor Nee of Cornell: "Although there are some border neighborhoods where immigrants are slow to learn English, Mexicans nationwide know they must learn it to get ahead.
    five — Hispanic Immigration: Reconquest or Assimilation? (66% in)
  • The English Language Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, although frequently reintroduced, has gone nowhere.
    five — Hispanic Immigration: Reconquest or Assimilation? (70% in)
  • There has been more action in the states, about half of which have enacted official-language laws, although the demand for such action has quieted down recendy.
    five — Hispanic Immigration: Reconquest or Assimilation? (72% in)
  • They do these tasks for wages lower than non-Hispanic Americans will accept, often below minimum wage, and although it is illegal, they can be exploited by employers—blackmailed, in effect—for being undocumented aliens.
    five — Hispanic Immigration: Reconquest or Assimilation? (75% in)
  • Although other factors may be involved, the census data from 1990 and 2000 appear to document what she observes.
    five — Hispanic Immigration: Reconquest or Assimilation? (94% in)
  • Although the legal slave trade ended in 1808, Bailey says that didn't end the illegal importation of slaves.
    six — Bad-mouthing Black English (21% in)
  • Its early developers were, of course, immigrants themselves, who started putting their talents on celluloid back east (back east is an expression that seems to have died, although out west still lives) but came west for ampler space and sunshine.
    seven — Language from a State of Change (11% in)
  • Although it claims to have lower injury rates than many sports, skateboarders fall a lot, and Badillo says, "You will bleed, but that's the part of skateboarding that attracts people—the extreme aggression in skating required to overcome the risk is what gives you motivation.
    seven — Language from a State of Change (60% in)
  • Out of this new diversity has sprung a lexicon of new terms: Transgender—An umbrella term to encompass many forms of behavior, including transsexuals, transvestites, drag queens, drag kings, cross-dressers, female illusionists, gender benders, gender queens—although not limited to those definitions, and not all of those people want to be called transgender.
    seven — Language from a State of Change (85% in)
  • But we hear the rising inflection also being used by some men, although more commonly by women, and spreading across the country.
    seven — Language from a State of Change (98% in)

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