Another one for the out-of-staters turned locals! Here I’ll compile a list of a few features that you might notice in your speech when you’ve been in Wisconsin for an extended period of time. I’ve only been here for three years now so I haven’t nearly picked up on all of these, but I can READ MORE
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Wisconsin native: “Pronounce that word.” (Waukesha) Me: “Wah-KEH-shu, wah-KEE-shu” Wisconsin native: *laughs* “Pronounce this word.” (Winneconne) Me: “Win-a-cone” Wisconsin native: *laughs* And so on… I can’t win. Being a linguistics major and not being from Wisconsin, this place is a pronunciation nightmare. I don’t dare visit Weyauwega. I clearly can’t go to Waukesha and don’t READ MORE
On Friday, October 23 the Wisconsin Brass Quintet, chamber ensemble-in-residence at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will perform at Church of Our Saviour. Free for students.