"like that"

Dennis R. Preston preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU
Wed Jan 17 21:49:57 UTC 2001

>Yeah, but is he dissing "dis" or is he dissing the "dis" which is
>synonymous with" this"? That is, is he dissing things lexical or
>things phonetic.

dInIs (whose fricatives are all in place)

>Arnold Zwicky wrote:
>>mark mandel:
>>>I'm really getting to dislike dis.
>>are you dissing us?
>No way. He's dissing dis.
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