An American rock singer and guitarist who first gained fame with his albums in the 1970s. His populist music and style strongly reflect working-class values, particularly in albums such as Born in the USA, released in the 1980s.
Using These Words Will Make You Sound Like You’re From New YorkNew York English carries what linguists call a non-rhotic accent, with speakers often dropping Rs that are followed by another consonant. Here's what we mean.
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