regional dialect http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Missour-ee Or Missour-uh? Talking About Talking In St. Louis And Beyond http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missour-ee-or-missour-uh-talking-about-talking-st-louis-and-beyond <p>Is it Missour-ee or Missour-uh?</p><p>Those two pronunciations of the state, according to linguist John Baugh of Washington University in St. Louis, peacefully co-exist and are “indicative of all of the linguistic collisions from the rest of the country that happen in our wonderful city.”</p><p>Baugh and linguist Cindy Brantmeier of Washington University joined host Don Marsh to talk about how language forms, evolves, and is spoken differently throughout the United States.</p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 22:46:03 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 9276 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missour-ee Or Missour-uh? Talking About Talking In St. Louis And Beyond