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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?