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CHAT: /sidR/ v [zOId@r\]

From:bnathyuw <bnathyuw@...>
Date:Monday, September 16, 2002, 14:51
 --- John Cowan <jcowan@...> wrote: >
Christophe Grandsire scripsit:
> > > And /sidR/ is one of the best reason to come back > (I miss > > it, here in Holland they don't have any > consideration for /sidR/, they consider > > it a cheap version of bubbly wine :(( ... > > So cross the sea to Grande-Normandie, where > /'zUId@/, though not the drink > of the majority any longer, is still held in esteem > by the discriminating. > (And for those like myself, who drink no alcohol, > Martinelli's of California > is not to be despised -- I regularly drink it on New > Year's Eve.) >
well, in london, as in much of the non-west country uk, [sAIdV] is what teenagers drink before they graduate onto beer. altho the number of alcopops now available may have ousted the likes of white lightning, lightbulb ( guess what shape the bottle is ) and k's in favour of bacardi breezers and smirnoff ices but there is of course still west country [zOId@r\] ( was this what you were referring to john ? not entirely sure as your diphthong's different from mine and i've always seen the stereotypical west country accent as heavily rhotic ). but i'm afraid i'm going to be a traitor to my country and prefer /sidR/ to scrumpy bn ===== bnathyuw | landan | arR stamp the sunshine out | angelfish your tears came like anaesthesia | phèdre __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Everything you'll ever need on one web page from News and Sport to Email and Music Charts


John Cowan <jcowan@...>