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Rooty Tooty Speech of the West

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Submitted by: Tiffany Tueros

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When most people think of cowboys, they also think of an Appalachian dialect. Record yourself saying something (whether it be a monologue, song lyrics, poem, etc.) and replace words such as "you guys" "uh", a.k.a. typical American space words, with words like "ya'll" "yee-haw". Watch as your simple monologue turns into the rooty tooty speech of the West! 

* Attached website which lists Western slang

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