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Re: YAEPT after all: English diphthongs

From:Lars Finsen <lars.finsen@...>
Date:Tuesday, August 26, 2008, 15:34
Den 26. aug. 2008 kl. 16.00 skreiv Michael Poxon:

> Yes, these variations certainly occur in Geordie dialect (Newcastle > area) so /gre@t/, /bo@t/ and so on,
Yes, no doubt it's with my friends who live in Sunderland that I've heard it.
> though in practice, any final unvoiced stop tends to be replaced by > the glottal stop.
You're right, they do that, too. BTW, I must say I have a grEEt admiration for those that can hear the difference between an /E/ and an /e/. LEF