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date: 18 September 2019

Brooklyn (Brooklynese). 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to the English Language
Author(s):
Tom McArthurTom McArthur, Jacqueline Lam-McArthurJacqueline Lam-McArthur, Lise FontaineLise Fontaine

An informal name for the dialect of the people of Brooklyn, one of the five boroughs of new york City. Originally a Dutch settlement, Brooklyn is currently both residential and industrial, as well as a centre of transport. The dialect has been stereotyped as artificial, especially in films. The most stereotyped feature is the vowel of ... ...

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