Volcanic Vocalic Changes
Cowlitz County, linguistic changes, UGA Linguistics Colloquium
Hypothesis 1: Longview is like the rest of Washington Mostly true, except bag raising only for older people ✓ Hypothesis 2: back vowels are being fronted Yes, but only by the younger speakers ✓ Hypothesis 3: some /o/ monophthongization Yes, mostly by older speakers ? Hypothesis 4: Mount St. Helens might be an influencing factor.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Stanley, Joseph A., "Volcanic Vocalic Changes" (2017). Faculty Publications. 6110.
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