Re: Word-initial glottal stops (was: Re: Repr. Boreanesian (was:...))
|From:||Raymond A. Brown <raybrown@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, December 13, 1998, 7:08|
At 7:59 pm -0600 12/12/98, Nik Taylor wrote:
>Raymond A. Brown wrote:
>> In my part of Britain, the south east, the glottal plosive [?] is widely
>> used, but as an *allophone of medial and final /t/*.
>I was under the impression that it was only intervocalic /t/. Was I
As far London & the South East is concerned, yes, you are mistaken. Final
/t/ is quite definitely [?] in colloquial speech also.