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DARE Interview : Silver Spring, Maryland; Primary Informant DC002

  • 1966
Dictionary of American Regional English
  • Informant Data:
  • DC002: White; female; age: 62 (old); education: college; community type: urban
  • Media Files:
  • Arthur the Rat. Speaker: DC002 (4:16)
  • Full Interview (Tape 0220-S1). [Additional speakers: Possibly brother of DC002 (age 56)]
  • [Transcription available]
  • Content:
  • 00:30 Language of Black employee, Admiral Lee claiming to her grandfather (a general) that he saved Washington in U.S. Civil War, because men attacking city stole so much rum from his basement they couldn't fight
  • 05:10 Life of grandfather and his father, tracking down a silhouette of grandfather
  • 09:50 All the generals in the family, father farmed
  • 15:50 Arthur the Rat
  • 20:10 Tape end
  1. Arthur the Rat

  2. Full Interview

  3. Transcript