Rhode Islanders

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Culture Of Rhode Island - Culture
... Some Rhode Islanders speak with a non-rhotic accent that many compare to a "Brooklyn" or a cross between a New York and Boston accent ("water" becomes "wata") ... Many Rhode Islanders distinguish the aw sound, as one might hear in New Jersey e.g ... Rhode Islanders refer to drinking fountains as "bubblers," (pronounced bub-luhs.) Nicknamed "The Ocean State", the nautical nature of Rhode Island's geography pervades its culture ...