Publication details [#64917]

Nycz, Jennifer. 2018. Stylistic variation among mobile speakers: Using old and new regional variables to construct complex place identity. Language Variation and Change 30 (2) : 175–202.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
Cambridge University Press


This article explores stylistic variation in the (oh), (o), (aw), and (ay) classes amid native speakers of Canadian English residing in or just outside either New York City or Washington, DC. Speakers display proof of shift toward US norms for all four vowel.