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Yod dropping (was: Blandness)

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Sunday, April 22, 2001, 17:13
And Rosta scripsit:

> The only N/S London distinction I recall having > read about is that (allegedly) yod dropping after coronals (Tuesday > News = Toozday Nooz) is a distinctively N London phenomenon. I ought > to be able to vouch for this from my own experience, living in N > London as I do, but where I live there is little to be found of an > indigenous proletariat [...].
Well, I can vouch for this pronunciation being indigenous to Jersey (not meaning the Bailiwick) and various others of Her Majesty's western possessions.
> lurid hibernocatholic devotional gewgaws
A delightfully andesque expression! -- John Cowan One art/there is/no less/no more/All things/to do/with sparks/galore --Douglas Hofstadter