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Re: Spelling pronunciations (was: rhotic miscellany)

From:Ray Brown <ray.brown@...>
Date:Friday, November 12, 2004, 13:57
On Friday, November 12, 2004, at 05:02 , John Cowan wrote:

> Ray Brown scripsit: > >>> I also thought some Scottish dialects pronounced it as some f-like sound >>> (probably [P] ... I mean, >> >> In fact it was [f]. It persisted in some areas at least till the early >> part of 20th century. I suspect it has died out now. > > Not according to various Scots dialectology sites.
Glad to know it. I have never actually heard it - but it is nice to learn that it still persists. Ray =============================================== =============================================== Anything is possible in the fabulous Celtic twilight, which is not so much a twilight of the gods as of the reason." [JRRT, "English and Welsh" ]