folk awareness of dialect variation

Jeffrey William McKeough jwm at URSOLARIS.SPDCC.COM
Wed Dec 6 19:07:30 UTC 2000

Mark_Mandel at wrote:
>Jeffrey William McKeough <jwm at URSOLARIS.SPDCC.COM> writes about Boston
>And I'd say the real shibboleths are Quincy (/kwInzi/) and Faneuil
>(/faenl/).  Nobody gets those right.
>Quincy the town is /'kwInzi/, but Quincy the family (John ___ Adams, Prexy
>Sextus), is /'kwInsi/.

Yes, sorry.  I meant the place name.

Jeffrey William McKeough
jwm at (or

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