I don't think this is what you are talking about, but Theocritus Idyll XV
depicts some women from Syracuse living in Alexandria who are supposedly
recognized in the downtown crowd by locals ("Macedonians?") as speaking a
harsh Sicilian kind of Greek.
Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics, Washington University
One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO, USA 63130
email@example.com OR firstname.lastname@example.org