Addition request: alsatian

John Cowan cowan at
Wed Jan 9 07:34:53 CET 2008

Doug Ewell scripsit:

> "en-US" and "en-CA" mean, roughly, English with specific features 
> generally thought to be characteristic of the United States and Canada, 
> respectively.  They do not imply that there is a significant dialectical 
> boundary between, say, Detroit and Windsor.

Actually there is:  Detroit is part of the Northern Cities Chain Shift,
and Windsor is not.  See (a Google Books result
for p. 194 of Ronald Wardhaugh's _Introduction to Sociolinguistics_).

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