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OFF-TOPIC: Pocinators & [lE"pri:S@nz] [was: Non linguisticsbooks by Chomsky]

From:Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>
Date:Monday, May 24, 2004, 13:47
Stephen Mulraney wrote:
> On this topic, a friend of mine once suggested that she had heard some > Americans say /l@"pri:S@nz/ for /"lEpr@xO:n/. I don't recall the > context, and can't remember if it was meant to be a joke or not. Has > anyone heard this in the wild?
I've never heard it, but it sounds like something I might say as a joke (the same way I sometimes say /'pAt@to/ for potato or /'&b@"l&m@/ for "Alabama")


Emily Zilch <emily0@...>OFF-TOPIC: Misspoken... Sort Of