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Re: Western Canadian vowels (was Re: SoCal vowels)

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Sunday, May 13, 2001, 5:43
Frank George Valoczy scripsit:

> Hm. Am I a native speaker. I don't know. I was born in Vancouver. Promptly > went to Hungary. Came back age 4 speaking only Hungarian and a few Russian > songs...stayed till 6, learned English in that time. Went back to Hungary > for a year, back to Canada for 3, to Yugoslavia for a year, back to Canada > for good.
Lots of people don't have a native language, like my mother and Henry Kissinger. -- John Cowan One art/there is/no less/no more/All things/to do/with sparks/galore --Douglas Hofstadter