Re: [x] in English?
|From:||Thomas R. Wier <artabanos@...>|
|Date:||Friday, October 1, 1999, 0:01|
Danny Wier wrote:
> Daniel Andreasson:
> >Hi y'all.
> Hi to you! You must be from southern Sweden. ;)
Not ALL Texans say "Howdy", you know. 8P
> I've never heard that myself, but I am in Texas. We do have very strange
> pronunciations, but no [x] anywheres I know. (I discovered this morning
> that I do pronounce 'd, l, n, s, t, z' after 'r' as retroflexes, and if I'm
> not mistaken Swedish and Norwegian do in some regions...)
Yeah, I do too. I remember being confused in highschool by why
my <d>s before /r/s as in "drip" sound almost like /dZ/.
Does anyone else have this feature?