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  • Feb 22, 2012
  • 03:46 PM

Is the Texas twang history? (video)

Brenda Bell / Austin American-Statesman
Heard any real good Texas accents lately? Among younger Texans, likely not. In Austin and other big cities in the state — Houston, Fort Worth, Dallas, San Antonio — the Texas twang is being infiltrated by what linguists call General American English, a more-or-less Midwestern accent, the standard heard on TV and other spoken media.

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