The Grapevine

The Grapevine – Matanuska

Sarah Palin’s accent and character inspired a well-known Saturday Night Live portrayal by Tina Fey. But why does she talk like that?


  • Building a Town
  • Palin’s speech has ’30s roots, don’t cha know from Wisconsin News
  • What Kind of Accent Does Sarah Palin Have? from Slate
  • Growing farmers from The Economist
  • City of Palmer website


  • “Yankee Doodle” by Dream Kids (FMA), used under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommerical 3.0 United States License
  • “Alaska’s Flag”

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