The Haints of Language

February 20, 2014

“Sometimes dialect is the only way a person can stay rooted to family, to community, to everything that is familiar in a fast-changing world where nothing is certain,” Amy Clark writes at The New York Times. She gives some tips on when and how to use dialect in your writing for the best and least offensive effect.

is an associate editor for The Millions and an editor in Atlanta. She tweets at @temalone.

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