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Re: Other Vulgar Latins?

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Wednesday, February 22, 2006, 1:10
On 2/21/06, Adam Walker <carrajena@...> wrote:
> Mine. [E] before [n] goes to [I]. That's a standard > feature of Texan. Pin and pen ore homophones as are > finned and fend and hundreds of others.
Not just Texan, Southern 'Murkin all the way east to the Carolinas. I well remember our teachers in middle Georgia drilling into us the spelling difference between the /pIn/ you write with and the /pIn/ you stick things with. -- Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>