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How do you say '40,' 'here,' and 'wash?' Dissecting the particularities of the St. Louis dialect

How do you say '40,' 'here,' and 'wash?' Dissecting the particularities of the St. Louis dialect

Whether you’ve lived here your whole life or just moved to St. Louis, you’ve probably noticed the, erm, particularities of the way St. Louisans speak. Recently, author Edward McClelland wrote a book dissecting just that, as well as the words other Midwestern cities/regions say. It is called “ How to Speak Midwestern .” He’ll join St. Louis on the Air to discuss the book. Joining him will be Jeff and Randy Vines, owners of STL Style, who helped McClelland with the book and have studied the

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