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Ocracoke’s Brogue: Sounds Past & Present

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Ocracoke brogue is an English dialect particular to the island of Ocracoke in North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Certain features of pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary reflect the island’s history, culture, and isolation. This article investigates how Ocracoke’s unique dialect has evolved with the island’s changing demographics.
Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 1, Winter 2018, p40-44, il, por, f