“East Tennessee English,” a free brown-bag lecture by Paul Reed, will take place at noon Sept. 10 in East Tennessee History Center at 601 S. Gay St., Knoxville.
Those participating are asked to bring a brown-bag lunch for the program. Soft drinks will be available.
Most natives of Appalachia are aware that their speech is different from that of others, but they may not understand exactly why and how.
Reed will explain the variations and contributing factors and how their rich linguistic system is