Column: Gosh dang. What is wrong with a Southern a...
by Dick Yarbrough
Columnist
04:44 PM, Thursday, August 14
I just learned of a book called, “Say Goodbye to your Southern Accent.” Gosh dang. What is wrong with a Southern accent? The book’s authors, Jennifer Adams and Johanna Chapman, run a firm called Atlanta Accent Management. Adams was quoted in the A...

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