June 4, 2021
JUN 4, Canadiana: 'Torontonian/Buffalonian'
Buffalonian: a native of Buffalo, New York, in the northern tier of American cities, located 90 miles (150 km) from Toronto, Canada
northern cities vowel shift: linguistic term for the key element in a regional accent whose use peaked in a band across the northeastern portion of the United States. Its use there is apparently now declining, but it has never been used in adjacent parts of Canada; the dialect is known as the Great Lakes dialect, Inland North dialect, or Inland Northern American English.
Buffalo Bisons: a class AAA minor league baseball team (Toronto Blue Jays affiliate).
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