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Re: USAGE: pronunciation mimicry (was: rhotics)

From:B. Garcia <madyaas@...>
Date:Saturday, November 6, 2004, 4:41
On Fri, 5 Nov 2004 10:47:18 -0500, J. 'Mach' Wust <j_mach_wust@...> wrote:

> > That's what I'm talking about. I'm also thinking of Apu Nahasapeemapetilon > of the Kwik-E-Mart or of Rainier Wolfcastle (the first time I heard Arnold > Schwarzenegger I was surprised he talked exactly like him!).
I have a friend who emigrated to the United States when she was about 12 or 14 from Mexico. Her first language was of course Spanish, but she speaks English so fluently that you cannot hear a Mexican accent at all unless she gets drunk, whereby it all comes out! -- You can turn away from me but there's nothing that'll keep me here you know And you'll never be the city guy Any more than I'll be hosting The Scooby Show Scooby Show - Belle and Sebastian