Mark A Mandel mam at THEWORLD.COM
Sun Jun 23 20:29:11 UTC 2002

On 6/23/02 04:32, "Prof. R. Sussex" <r.sussex at MAILBOX.UQ.EDU.AU> wrote:

# I am trying to check if the root/raut pronunciation or "route" lines
# up with the Mason-Dixon Line. Is this correct?
# Many thanks

My father, born 1919 in NYC and raised there, used /raUt/ in road names,
and I occasionally use it myself, learned from him. But he may have
picked that up in the Army in WW2.

-- Mark A. Mandel
   Linguist at Large

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