META: Dialect or Not?

Scott Eiler seiler at
Thu May 13 07:39:57 PDT 2010

On May 12, 10:49 pm, Tom Russell <milos_par... at> wrote:
> I agree with Dave.
> Spelling out dialect tends to look like you're making fun of the
> character/person, and would look doubly so in the kind of story (that
> is, a fictional newspaper/tabloid article) that you're writing.

Makes sense.

I've read stories that did that.  It always annoyed me when I had to
spend extra time following the dialect.

So I'll tone it down, thanks.

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