Sunday, July 15, 2018

The Extraordinary Story of the Word "Ornery" | Distant Words

Recently, I conducted a study into regional pronunciation patterns across all 50 states regarding the American English word "ornery". This Distant Words exclusive outlines some extraordinary findings. Click play to find out more.

Laurence Brown is a British writer and YouTuber who somehow convinced the city of Chicago to let him in. He is an English Language graduate from Lancaster University and a passionate word etymologist, with a particular interest in British and American neologisms. Since moving to the United States, he has become increasingly curious about Britain's historical influence on American culture and about America in general.


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