|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@...>
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