Folk Awareness oif Dialect
Joe_Pickett at HMCO.COM
Mon Dec 4 14:52:59 UTC 2000
Our dictionaries--and most American dictionaries, Ithink-- are printed at a
plant in Versailles (Ver-SALES), Kentucky. It's near Lexington.
Ray Ott <Amcolph at AOL.COM>@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> on 12/04/2000 09:48:45 AM
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Subject: Re: Folk Awareness oif Dialect
#14. Here in IL, of course, with our Cairo=Kay-ro and
but everywhere in the Confederate Diaspora as well, I think. The rigidly
English pronunciation of non-English spellings (In CA one is beginning to
hear such things as Buena Vista=Beeyuna Vista) springs from a determined
Nativism rather than mere ignorance.
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