Re: USAGE: The four shits in English
|From:||Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, February 5, 2000, 1:23|
John Cowan wrote:
> > Maybe it's a kind of folk-etymology or reanalysis in origin, but these
> > days it is _ratshit_, [rEtS@t].
> Which indeed is how I pronounce "wretched"? How is "wretched"
> rendered in Australian, anybody?
Really? I pronounce "wretched" with a /d/, that is /rEtS@d/ or -/Id/.
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