iron: /@r/ vs syllabic /r/

RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Sat Aug 12 19:15:43 UTC 2000

In a message dated 8/11/2000 4:18:47 PM, flanigan at OAK.CATS.OHIOU.EDU writes:

<< Al Gore sounds so painfully wooden, I think, because he's constantly
trying to suppress his East Tennessee English >>

Given the relatively small amount of time that Gore spent in Tennessee during
his formative years, it seems to me unlikely that there is much South Midland
stuff that he really needs to suppress.

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