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THEORY: Charles [WAS: THEORY: Connolly: Interpreting ergative sentences]

From:Jim Grossmann <steven@...>
Date:Tuesday, July 20, 1999, 22:21
>Steg Belsky scripsit:
>> In 8th grade my english teacher attempted to convince me that the name >> "Charles" has only one syllable. She said that pronouncing it [tSarl=z] >> with a syllabic L was "incorrect" and meant that i have an "accent", i >> don't remember whether she said Brooklyn or New York. But don't all >> Americans say it that way, anyway?
>Not I. >John
Me neither. Jim