"Chain shift" defined

Mai Kuha mkuha at BSUVC.BSU.EDU
Tue Jan 30 15:01:03 UTC 2001

...by a student taking my Language and Society course: chain shift is what
happens when "a word is mispronounced and over time it gets worse". I
trust all you people participating in the Northern Cities or in the
Southern shifts will take note and mend your ways.

Mai Kuha                  mkuha at bsuvc.bsu.edu
Department of English     (765) 285-8410
Ball State University

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