Donald M. Lance
LanceDM at MISSOURI.EDU
Wed Aug 9 03:12:30 UTC 2000
He also has strongly velarized l's, with little if any alveolar closure. Maybe this is
what some perceive as a speech impediment.
Beverly Flanigan wrote:
> What do you mean by speech impediment? Brokaw (from South Dakota, not far
> from my Minnesota roots) has a most annoying habit of inserting glottal
> stops everywhere, but so does one of our secretaries, from southern Ohio.
> At 01:55 AM 8/6/00 -0700, you wrote:
> >>the U.S. national news, I know Brokaw is Canadian.
> >Peter Jennings is Canadian. Brokaw is American and has the speech impediment.
> Beverly Olson Flanigan Department of Linguistics
> Ohio University Athens, OH 45701
> Ph.: (740) 593-4568 Fax: (740) 593-2967
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