striped, pronounced stripe-id

Beverly Flanigan flanigan at OAK.CATS.OHIOU.EDU
Wed May 19 10:35:04 UTC 1999

We had a go-around on this pronunciation just a few months ago.  Archives?

At 02:59 PM 5/18/99 -0700, you wrote:
>>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 outdated.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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