|From:||Muke Tever <alrivera@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, May 13, 2001, 3:02|
From: "Nik Taylor" <fortytwo@...>
> Raymond Brown wrote:
> > I remember one old timer in the village Church choir pronounced that last
> > word disyllabically thus: /'wVr@ldz/
> That's not normal? I say it /worl=dz/ or /wor@ldz/ (not sure which is
> correct, but disyllabic at any rate), I never realized that that was not
> normal ...
There's that hymn that's stuck in my head, the first line goes:
thi-is i-is my fa-ther's world
Of course you can't always trust the meter of hymns, especially since they all
seem to monosyllabify "heaven", which is something I don't think I ever do.