E-less Fiancé (a procedural qu estion)

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sun Apr 2 21:30:53 UTC 2000

>Here is the message that I got from <yosemite at RETEMAIL.ES>:
>Hi All,
>A friend of mine from the Chicago area says that it's common in her circle to
>hear "fiancé" pronounced as if it rhymed with nuance. I'm from California,
>part of my family is southern and part midwestern, and I have heard that
>pronunciation in my life. How common is it? How correct is it?
>Guy Williams
>In a message dated 4/2/2000 11:03:13 AM, laurence.horn at YALE.EDU writes:
><< Is it just me, or did others get this as a zero-content message?  I ask
>partly because I seem to be getting more and more of these null messages
>from various sources, but I believe this is the first such I've received
>via ads-l.
>larry >>
>I hope this helps. Probably Yale just has inferior equipment.

Probably so.  And I won't feel offended if you promise not to imply that
this feature percolates downward to its employees.


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