striped, pronounced stripe-id
maberry at U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Tue May 18 21:59:26 UTC 1999
To me they have distinct uses, e.g.
I caught a /straIpd/ bass.
Racoons are gray, with /straIpId/ tails.
The cat was gray and kind of /straIpIdy/ looking.
/straIpId/ bass would sound incorrect, to me at least.
maberry at u.washington.edu
On Tue, 18 May 1999, Michael K. Gottlieb wrote:
> Is anyone familiar with the extent to which /straIpId/ is still used for
> "striped?" I had thought that it had been upper-class, East Coast, but
> outdated. I've heard it twice recently in New Haven and in Seattle.
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