[Homestead] Geography was: Tell me again why Republicans are good for peo...

eureka at hctc.net eureka at hctc.net
Thu Dec 4 10:22:55 EST 2008


The people from west Texas have kind of a twang and tend 
to shorten words. Pliers becomes Plars. In east Texas 
there's a drawl and words tend to get longer. Rest area 
becomes Ray-est A-ah-ree-a. Most of the people in south 
Texas speak Spanish.


On Thu, 4 Dec 2008 09:09:34 -0600
  "Marie McHarry" <mmcharry at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 9:00 AM, 
> <Clansgian at wmconnect.com> wrote:
> 
>> Our pattern of speech in Appalachia is from the Cherokee 
>>influence.  Texas
>> speech is closely related to Tennessee speech.  Sam 
>>Houston spent a great deal
>> of time among the Cherokee and his wife was Cherokee.
> 
> Have you ever talked to people from south or west Texas?
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