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Re: OT: YAEPT: emphasis

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Thursday, June 22, 2006, 18:12
On 6/22/06, Roger Mills <rfmilly@...> wrote:
> > "Permit? I don't need any damned permits! How can you get a damned > > permit to do a damned illegal thing?!" > > > > Throughout the above he consistently says /p@r'mIt/, rather than > > /'p@r.mIt/. And at least IML, the noun is always the latter; the > > former is the verb. > > > Like weekénd, could that possibly be some peculiar Anglicism (Scottism?)-- > or somebody's idea of a Scottish accent?
Unlikely in this context, since both character and actor are from the Southern USA. (The character is presumably descended from the same McCoy's that had the legendary feud with the Hatfields...) -- Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>