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/Z/ II (was: RE: genre (was: Woody or tinny?))

From:Tristan Alexander McLeay <zsau@...>
Date:Tuesday, May 22, 2001, 7:37
> > Down under, some say /@ks'k3:Z@n/, others /@ks'k3:S@n/. > > Or /eksk3:Z@n/, of course. A schwa in the initial vowel sounds more like a > New Zealander pronunciation to me.
You think? P'r'aps...
> > > I heard someone say /eiS@/ for Asia once. > > Allowing, I assume, that the Australian /ei/ is almost always [&i]
No, this was an American.