Re: OT: English -uice
|From:||Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, August 6, 2006, 12:59|
Actually, I just heard "bedroom suit" on a furniture ad here in metro
Atlanta, so it appears to be alive and well. But I have also heard it
pronounced "suite", so the two pronunciations are currently in
competition around here.
On 8/5/06, Adam Walker <carrajena@...> wrote:
> --- "Mark J. Reed" <markjreed@...> wrote:
> > "suite" pronounced /sut/, a configuration of
> > furniture (e.g. a
> > "bedroom suite"). Somewhere along the way that last
> > word began to be
> > pronounced /swit/ also - presumably because it was
> > always so in other
> > parts of the country and the regional speech was
> > moving toward
> > conformity.
> > --
> > Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
> Last I knew it was still pronounced /sut/ here in
> 9 Debostu averuns judidu ul regu, vaderuns in al via, ed iñi! erad vidandu
> sis al steja fi averuns spichudu in il ojindi, gata ad vinid ed pedizud subra
> jundi fuid al credura.
> 10 Vidindu al steja, niregoderuns rexundimindi.
> Machu 2:9-10
Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>