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Talking the Delco Way: The Story Behind the Accent

Thursday, October 14, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Delaware County Historical Society (DCHS) on Oct. 14th for a virtual event highlighting the story behind the celebrated Delco accent!

Susanne Sulby – dialect coach for HBO’s Mare of Easttown and Silver Linings Playbook. Susanne, a native of Bucks County, is an actress and vocal & dialect coach with a passion for learning about people and their collective voice. She will share experiences working on the show and training actors on the nuances of the Delco accent.

Professor Josef Fruehwald
– Professor of Linguistics at the University of Kentucky. Josef earned his PhD in Linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania, where he did a published study on “100 Years of Language Change in Philadelphia. He is currently a lecturer in Sociolinguistics.

This event is free to the public. Please consider making a donation in support of our organization’s work in collecting, protecting and preserving the unique history and culture of Delaware County, PA. Visit padelcohistory.org.

Contact marketing@padelcohistory.org or call 610-359-0832 if you have any questions.


Thursday, October 14
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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