B'ham accent

Bethany K. Dumas dumasb at UTK.EDU
Sun Jul 4 14:54:16 UTC 1999

It's definitely different. Example:

A group of us went to dinner on Sunday night. Roger Shuy ordered "tuna
melt." When the plates arrived, one was announced as /chUIn at m-mElt/ --
more or less - at any rate, none of the four of us knew what the server
was saying until she had repeated it about three times.


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