SWVE

AcronymDefinition
SWVESouthern White Vernacular English
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This line (14) is an example of how to use is instead orate, which is typical of both AAVE and SWVE (Nagle and Sanders, 89).
Nowadays this feature is supposedly only specific to AAVE, although years ago it used to be common in SWVE as well (Nagle and Sanders, 71).
For example, the deletion or reduction of vocalic and postvocalic /r/ has long been identified with AAVE and other varieties of American English, including SWVE and New England (e.