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@...>
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