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Re: [Re: [IE conlangs]]

From:Tom Wier <artabanos@...>
Date:Tuesday, April 13, 1999, 3:15
Adam Walker wrote:

> >> John Cowan wrote: > >> > So you make "sand" like my "send", and both "send" and "sinned" > >> > like my "sinned", apparently. (Of course, I may indeed be a > >> > foreigner to a Texian.) > >> > >> I'm not sure if that's a general Southern characteristic. > > > >Well, there are regional variations... It's more of a Texan thing than a > >Southern one. > > I'm from Dallas, and I associate that pronunciation with regions to the south of > here, eg. Houston on down. My sand is /s&~d/ which I don't thing is > especially attractive sounding, but it's what falls outta my mouth.
Ah, foolish me. I musta been way overgeneralizing. But I'm from Houston, so that would explain much :) ======================================================= Tom Wier <artabanos@...> ICQ#: 4315704 AIM: Deuterotom Website: <> "Cogito ergo sum, sed credo ergo ero." There's nothing particularly wrong with the proletariat. It's the hamburgers of the proletariat that I have a problem with. - Alfred Wallace ========================================================