Language http://wfae.org en A New Look At How We Talk http://wfae.org/post/new-look-how-we-talk <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">How do you pronounce "crayon?" &nbsp;When you were a kid, did you chase "lightning bugs" or "fireflies?" &nbsp;If you stepped outside and someone said, 'The devil is beating his wife,' would you know what that meant?&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>WFAE's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Mark </span>Rumsey<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> talks with an NC State student&nbsp;researcher whose</span><a href="http://spark-1590165977.us-west-2.elb.amazonaws.com/jkatz/SurveyMaps/" style="line-height: 1.5;"> color-coded "Dialect Maps"</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> have become an Internet sensation.<br><br><a href="http://spark.rstudio.com/jkatz/SurveyMaps/">See all the maps.&nbsp;</a></span></p><p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 20:49:36 +0000 Mark Rumsey 29314 at http://wfae.org A New Look At How We Talk Presidenital Ad Blitz Skips Charlotte's Spanish Language Media http://wfae.org/post/presidenital-ad-blitz-skips-charlottes-spanish-language-media <p>There’s a lot of money going into political advertising for presidential candidates in North Carolina. But you may not have noticed if the only language you speak is Spanish. In Charlotte, publishers and editors of Spanish-language media say they’re surprised they’re being overlooked.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 19:17:13 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 13176 at http://wfae.org Presidenital Ad Blitz Skips Charlotte's Spanish Language Media