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The Vermont accent is unique. Learn about it by watching the videos below. 

Julie Roberts: The Vermont Accent

University of Vermont professor and linguist, Julie Roberts, studies the Vermont accent by analyzing how it has changed over the years in relation to Vermont migration patterns. She uses this to predict the further existence of the Vermont rural dialect. (The Vermont Accent Video Transcript)


Tom Visser: Language & Architecture: The Story of "Daow"

Tom Visser, director of the Historic Preservation Program, discusses the word "daow" and how he can map its usage by looking at architecture. (The Story of "Daow" Video Transcript)