University of Toronto Linguistics students have compared English used in northern Ontario towns with that used in Toronto.  Findings suggest that most change occurs here and then trickles upward and outward.  So has a rich preservation of English from a different era found in Tim Hortons in Thunder Bay?  Click here to find out.

 

2 Responses to Tracking changes in Ontario English

  1. Cheryl says:

    As an authentic Northern Ontarian, I found this amusing, eh? And I do still say “Chesterfield” on occasion.

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