polka(dot) pronunciation?: /l/ deletion

Indigo Som indigo at WELL.COM
Tue May 29 06:02:33 UTC 2001

>In a /l/ deletion dialect, then, could the full /l/ in "palm" and "psalm"
>(and maybe "folk") be hypercorrection?

Oh no! I have also been known to put the L in "folk" from time to time...
but not as often as I put the L in Polk (which is all the time -- just
stubborn I guess)... sigh.

Indigo Som
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Every freckle on my face is where it's supposed to be -- India Arie

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