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Re: USAGE: Voiced/voiceless stops in English, was: Re: Pronouncing Tokana...

From:yl-ruil <yl-ruil@...>
Date:Monday, February 7, 2000, 9:25
Roger Mills euecuet:

> Wow, interesting. I've found out that Bazza is a common nickname for
> 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). Dan