Re: USAGE: Thorn vs Eth
|From:||Josh Brandt-Young <vionau@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, July 10, 2002, 23:55|
on 7/10/02 9:25 AM, Andrew Chaney at adchaney@MAC.COM wrote:
> on 9/7/02 23:57, Robert B Wilson (han_solo55@JUNO.COM) wrote:
>> I was wondering: is there anyone who actually pronounces sixth as /sIksT/
>> like every dictionary I've seen says? For some reason I have a hard time
>> pronouncing /sT/.
> I do. It's terribly difficult, but how else am I to pronouce it?
After realising that I seem to be saying [sIks:], I checked with my
girlfriend -- she also elides the [T] except in really careful speech.
Wow, my idiolect has phonemic consonant length! :)