/bolth/ for both

FRITZ JUENGLING juengling_fritz at SALKEIZ.K12.OR.US
Tue Apr 5 21:46:43 UTC 2005

Yes, hear it all the time. My wife says it, as well as /polm/ ie 'poem.'
Salem Oregon.
Fritz J

>>> pulliam at IIT.EDU 04/05/05 02:43PM >>>
A great percentage of the students in my dialects class today
attested to this pronunciation as being very common here in the
Chicago area.  They weren't able to give any context.  Anybody else
heard it?

Apologies if this is old news on this list.

Gregory J. Pulliam
Lewis Department of Humanities
218 Siegel Hall/3301 South Dearborn
Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, IL   60616

312.567.7968 or 312.567.3465

pulliam at iit.edu

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