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Re: AX

From:Tom Wier <artabanos@...>
Date:Saturday, January 15, 2000, 12:23
John Cowan wrote:

> Padraic Brown wrote: > > > I think I may have heard dex a time or two, come to think of it. > > Dillard says the AAVE form of "desk" is /dEs/, pl. /dEs@z/. > /&ks/ is kind of anomalous for AAVE anyway, > in that it goes against the usual tendency > to simplify final consonant clusters. > > I myself say /&st/ for "asked", BTW.
Yeah, I do too. I don't think I know anyone would use /&skt/ unless they were consciously using formal language. =========================================== Tom Wier <artabanos@...> AIM: Deuterotom ICQ: 4315704 <> "Cogito ergo sum, sed credo ergo ero." ===========================================