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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Understanding the Differences in Word Usage and Pronunciation Across the United States

It is no secret that there are dialectic differences across the United States, but this is often forgotten during the normal course of business.  It is important to remember when dealing with lawyers, clients and judges from different backgrounds that words do not always mean the same thing.  The following is a very insightful article and collection of maps that demonstrate just how different communication can be across America.
Everyone knows that the Midwest calls it