Vol. 66 No. 3 (2018)

Place Names and Enregistered Identity of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Published 2018-07-03


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A clever reward system for frequent catalogue shoppers of Zingerman’s – a renowned delicatessen in Ann Arbor, Michigan – uses Michigan place names to indicate spending and reward levels. In favoring those of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (UP), the item participates in the process of enregistering UP dialect.


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