New York City is known for a lot of things – its skyscrapers, its frenetic energy, and let’s not forget -- its accent. It’s not New York…it’s New Yawk. It’s not coffee…it’s cawfee. And for some people… it’s not 33rd and 3rd...it's Toidy Toid and Toid. That’s a more classic pronunciation that you’re probably less likely to hear on the streets today. In fact, some say New York’s accent is disappearing as the city becomes more gentrified. On this week's Cityscape, we're exploring the NYC accent.

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