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by Malplaquet
Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Merchant Mariners
Topic: English Language Spoken in Rhode Island
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English Language Spoken in Rhode Island

Some of you may be interested to know that Rhode Island colonists mostly spoke "non-rhotic" English. As I remember my research about this, (and I haven't today reviewed the various sources), non-rhotic English was and still is spoken in Rhode Island, a bit of New York, and a bit of Austral...