Started in Wisconsin, Dictionary of American Regional English reboots for new generation

  • Article by: ARIEL CHEUNG , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 21, 2014 - 8:41 AM

APPLETON, Wis. — Linguists aren't often called upon to solve crimes, but when a child was abducted in Illinois more than a decade ago, a handwritten ransom note was all police had to go on.

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