Nebraskans/Standard English

Peter A. McGraw pmcgraw at LINFIELD.EDU
Fri Jan 18 19:52:33 UTC 2002

Huh?  It's not general in any part of the West that I've spent any time in.

Peter Mc.

--On Friday, January 18, 2002 2:25 PM -0500 Beverly Flanigan
<flanigan at OAK.CATS.OHIOU.EDU> wrote:

> And, since the 'cot/caught' merger is general throughout the North Midland
> and all through the West, it too has become part of the "best"/"standard"
> variety, except, I suppose, for the Eastern/New England diehards in these
> fields.

                               Peter A. McGraw
                   Linfield College   *   McMinnville, OR
                            pmcgraw at

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