Archive for January, 2014

Pittsburghese as a form of ‘mill-speak’

I have a running theory about where the Pittsburgh accent came from. I think it comes from the mill days. The mills were loud, and people had to shout over the din of labor. When you speak loudly, you can’t maintain all the tones and inflection that words normally require for ‘articulate speech’. Try it: […]

The Morphology of Synchronicity

Can we create better communities by deepening our understanding of tacit collaboration and connectedness values in relationships?