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YAEPT: (sorry) GVS repeating itself?

From:Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>
Date:Monday, August 11, 2008, 14:49
My son is just now playing golf on the
Xbox and if I'm not a totally bad ear,
or the sound quality abysmal, one of the
'commentators' pronounces _green_ as
[gr@jn] or maybe [gri\jn] or something
inbetween.  Has any native speaker heard
this IRL?  I'm sure the Great Vowel Shift
has never ended: English heavy syllable
nuclei keep crawling up the edges of the
vowel space and falling down the middle! :-)

/BP 8^)>
Benct Philip Jonsson -- melroch atte melroch dotte se
  "C'est en vain que nos Josués littéraires crient
  à la langue de s'arrêter; les langues ni le soleil
  ne s'arrêtent plus. Le jour où elles se *fixent*,
  c'est qu'elles meurent."           (Victor Hugo)


Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Peter Collier <petecollier@...>