But even though you may not hear “toity-toid and toid” in Manhattan, you can still hear strains in Bensonhurst, Whitestone or Tottenville. Or you can have a look-see through our film.
We’ve gathered some accent experts, official and non, to weigh in on what it means to tawk the talk in a city that may be slowly trying to quiet the noise.
Got an accent like Dominic or know someone who does? Then we want you! Contact Heather Quinlan at
hquinlan [at] nyc.rr.com.