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Roumania, alligators,

From:Adam Walker <dreamertwo@...>
Date:Tuesday, April 13, 1999, 1:43
>From: John Cowan <cowan@...> >Subject: Roumania, alligators, "this here" (was: Just a Little Taste ...) >Date: Mon, 12 Apr 1999 12:10:07 -0400 > >Raymond A. Brown wrote: >> cf. >> colloquial English "this 'ere"). > >Pronounced [DISj@R] in my dialect.
In my laziest moments I pronounce /Is Ir/. However, my dad is like to pronounce /IstSi@r/. Sends shivvers down my spine, just like fingernails on a blackboard. Adam Walker
> >-- >John Cowan > You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn. > You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn. > Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)
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