Hypercorrection of /w/-/hw/
flanigan at OHIOU.EDU
Tue May 25 17:31:28 UTC 2004
Right--and neither is Dan Rather normally (from Houston, I believe). But
he was definitely hypercorrecting from Wales [welz] to Whales [hwelz] when
referring to Diana.
At 07:52 PM 5/24/2004 -0400, you wrote:
>This thread has been vaguely annoying to this native hw- speaker (and I
>have not read all the psots). I just figured out why. I am not
><hypercorrecting> when I speak my native (southeast TX) dialect.
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