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  • In an interview with Vermont Public Radio (VPR), Professor James Stanford explained that the Green Mountains of Vermont no longer serve as the divide for eastern and western speech patterns in New England.

    After collecting dialect recordings from residents of the Upper Valley, Stanford, an assistant professor of linguistics at Dartmouth, and his colleagues found that the linguistic divide now lies along the state line of New Hampshire and Vermont. “Nowadays locals talk about the air...

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  • Dartmouth Linguistics Professor Lewis Glinert and Jon Schommer, the associate head of the Department of Pharmaceutical Care and Health Systems at the University of Minnesota, have examined the corporate websites dedicated to the 100 best-selling prescription drugs. They found a startling lack of consistency in an industry where advertising standards are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration(FDA).

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