CHAT French undies (was: Re: Linguistic Terminology)
|From:||Raymond A. Brown <raybrown@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, January 6, 1999, 6:58|
At 7:33 pm -0500 5/1/99, Steg Belsky wrote:
>On Tue, 5 Jan 1999 14:18:46 -0600 Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...> writes:
>>Tom Wier wrote:
>>> What this writer
>>> meant was such forms as the English pronunciation of "lengerie" as ^ "lingerie"
Or is the spelling also de-frenchified in America?
>>I usually hear /'lan.Zr=.ej/. I've also hear a (deliberate)
>>pronunciation of /'liN.gr=.i/ :-)
>I think i've only heard it, throughly (or pretty much) Anglicized, as
>/lan dZ@ 'rej/ .
Weird - why pronounce and ending spelt/spelled -RIE as /rei/ or /rej/ ???
The only pronunciations I've ever heard are the southern Brit
anglicizations /'l&nZ@ri/ or something approaching the French /lE~Z'Ri/