Local pronunciation and anglicization.

Bethany K. Dumas dumasb at UTKUX.UTCC.UTK.EDU
Mon Jun 2 01:05:27 UTC 2003

On Mon, 2 Jun 2003, Yass Shoji wrote:

>2. Also what about Arkansas? Do the local people say 'aaar kan zas' like
>'Kansas' with 'us' at the end rather than the 'aw' in 'law' and 'thought'?

Never! (The Arkansas legislature mandated the pronunciation ar-kan-saw.)


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