December 2013

Fascinating Dialect Quiz from NY Times based on Harvard Linguist

December 29, 2013 - 22:58

I took this quiz and it told me I talk like I am from Buffalo.
 I've never been to Buffalo but my Mom is from St. Louis, MO and my Dad is from Elgin, IL; I was born in Washington, DC and learned to speak in Virginia. So, maybe that makes some kind of sense.
 NY Times Dialect Quiz
 Give it a try and add a comment where it says you sound like you are from when you talk.

Iona MBB at Northern Iowa - Game Notes - 12/28/13 - 8:00 pm - ESPN3

December 28, 2013 - 21:54

Iona College (5-5; RPI: 171) at Northern Iowa (5-6; RPI: 99)
 Cedar Falls, IA - McLeod Center
 Saturday, December 28, 2013 - 8:00 pm ET
 LISTEN LIVE – - Gary Stanley and Ed Ingles
 WATCH LIVE – ESPN3 (Contact Brian Beyrer for satellite coordinates if necessary)

Worker Falls Into Treatment Tank at New Rochelle Water Facilty

December 27, 2013 - 20:11

New Rochelle police and Fire rescue units are on scene at the New Rochelle water treatment plant after a man has fallen into a cement tank on Le fevres lane in New Rochelle. Major rescue is underway .
2:29pm party has been removed from tank by New Rochelle Fire rescue team. Party enroute to Montifore/Sound Shore Medical Center.