striped, pronounced stripe-id

A. Maberry maberry at U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Tue May 18 21:59:26 UTC 1999

>From Seattle:

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

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 outdated.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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