Re: SoCal vowels (was Re: sending mail to the list)
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, May 3, 2001, 20:49|
> 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/.
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