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Notes on Negro Folk Speech

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African American folk speech in the South possesses certain features which are in contrast with African American speech in other geographical areas of the country as well as with general and highland Southern dialects of whites. From a linguistic point of view this may be attributable to various reasons such as a language not usually seen in print.