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Re: Other Vulgar Latins?

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Wednesday, February 22, 2006, 1:08
On 2/21/06, Senno Niegendorff <niegendorff@...> wrote:
> caeruleancentaur wrote: > > > I couldn't believe my ears (somewhat literally) when I first became > > aware of this. I thought I was hearing wrong. "I fink." And I'm > > positive the little girl in the new Narnia movie (great movie!) uses > > [f] in that way. > > There is a tendency of loosing [T] in many London and other > South-English dialects in favour of [f] or [v], producing words like > fink or bover (bother).
You mean [T] -> [f] and [D] -> [v]. "bother" has the latter. -- Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>