Reading, ‘Riting, Regional Dialects

I eavesdropped on two of my language arts students. The first one asked, “Did you warsh your hands?”

“It’s not warsh, it’s wash,” said the other. “The r is silent.”

Tiffany Brown, Blue Springs, Missouri

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