Pittsburgh Speech and Society
The information on this website is based on research by Barbara Johnstone, Professor of Linguistics and Rhetoric at Carnegie Mellon University, and Scott F. Kiesling, Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Pittsburgh. Johnstone and Kiesling are sociolinguists who are studying the speech of the Pittsburgh area. The site was designed by students at Carnegie Mellon University. It was updated and expanded in 2008 by Mark A. Thompson. For more information, please visit the Pittsburgh Speech & Society website.