Re: USAGE: Voiced/voiceless stops in English, was: Re: Pronouncing Tokana...
|Date:||Monday, February 7, 2000, 9:25|
Roger Mills euecuet:
> Wow, interesting. I've found out that Bazza is a common nickname forBarry,
> but never knew it extended to any other names. Are soz, boz, etc. slang?
Yes, and it's not confined to Lancashire. When I grew up in Coventry we used
soz a lot. I've never heard boz used in the Midlands though (come to that,
I've never heard it, full stop).