The Art of Language

Life Upside Down

Art of Language – Body and Mouth

Living anywhere in the United States basically affords you the ability to speak the same language and mean the same thing regardless of where you are, right?  English is the spoken language, and we assume that most people have a good command of it.  However, I have found that there are vast differences in language both body and the spoken word from region to region, state to state, or  even within a state.  I didn’t believe it until I moved from New York to North Carolina.

Living here in Raleigh is almost like living in New York because of the large number of people who ended up here from somewhere else.  Raleigh is just like any other city with its melting pot of people and cultures.  Accents and dialects are not readily prevalent.  On occasion though, listening to a real southern accent is…

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