stupid comments

RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Thu Sep 19 15:37:32 UTC 2002

In a message dated 8/23/02 11:18:34 AM, GordonMJ at MISSOURI.EDU writes:

<< Such comments (and justifications) are never added about other lexical
variables (e.g., sack v. bag, seesaw v. teeter-totter). >>

I do hear such comments about the variant pronunciations of AUNT--those who
distinguish AUNT from ANT say stupid things like "My mother's sister is not a

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