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Re: SoCal vowels (was Re: sending mail to the list)

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Thursday, May 3, 2001, 20:49
SuomenkieliMaa wrote:

> Simply that for me, "soot" would be pronounced like > "shoot" - nothing like "cook" or "put" etc...
For what it's worth, the only actual chimney sweep I have ever talked with, a native of upstate New York, had /sVt/. And the two withe-binders I know have /waiD/, although the dictionaries say /wIT/ ~ /wID/. -- There is / one art || John Cowan <jcowan@...> no more / no less || to do / all things || with art- / lessness \\ -- Piet Hein