By Olivia Frey
Towards the top of the twentieth century, William Labov, an American linguist, overruled the equipment of conventional dialectology counting on lexical version and claimed that “regional variety is expanding due to opposing activities inside vowel structures” (Labov, Ash & Boberg 2005: 18). In different phrases, the divergent advancements in American English dialects are as a result of the operation of chain shifts relocating the phonetic values of vowels in notably diverse instructions. In those complicated rotations, entire units or subsystems of vowels opposite their relative positions to one another, wherein telephones representing one phoneme in a single dialect characterize a completely diverse phoneme in one other (Labov 1991: 3).
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A comparison of the Northern Cities Shift and the Southern Shift in vowel pronunciation by American English speakers by Olivia Frey