Professor E. H. Babbitt '86 of the University of the South, addressed the Modern Language Conference last evening on "Southern Varieties of American Pronunciation."
The South is one of the three distinct divisions into which this country is divided, according to pronunciation. The northeast and all west of Ohio form the other two. Pronunciation in the South is very characteristic, for the southerners have not mixed with the many specific instances of southern have they been affected by immigration. Professor Babbitt then gave many specific instances of southern pronunciation.