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Re: USAGE: h&ppi? (was: RE: Importance of stress)

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Sunday, February 27, 2000, 21:22
And Rosta wrote:

> /I/ or [I] for happY has a weird distribution. RP and most of the north > of England, though not coastal cities (Liverpool, Newcastle, ?Hull), but > also parts of the USA
The Deep South, and older AAVE, for sure -- in a private mail to Ray I mentioned /dZImI ka:t@/, U.S. president 1976-80. His father or grandfather, BTW, probably called himself /k<j>A:t@/! -- Schlingt dreifach einen Kreis vom dies! || John Cowan <jcowan@...> Schliesst euer Aug vor heiliger Schau, || Denn er genoss vom Honig-Tau, || Und trank die Milch vom Paradies. -- Coleridge (tr. Politzer)