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You betcha! ‘Fargo’ show again puts spotlight on speech traced to Scandinavian roots

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Meredith Holt

Forum News Service

FARGO — In 1996, the Coen brothers first exposed the rest of the country to the “Northwoods” accent with their cult classic “Fargo.”

Now FX’s new miniseries of the same name will once again put the spotlight on our distinct way of speaking when it premieres Tuesday.

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