Chris Waigl chris at LASCRIBE.NET
Fri Jun 16 17:24:25 UTC 2006

> My point remains, insofar as I suspect that many speakers do not recognize
> that "ambient" & "ambience" are well-established  English words now that
> legitimately claim an Anglo pronunciation.

I've never heard the musical genre pronounced other than the Anglo way --
it tends to be, even in French and German.

Chris Waigl
a new term would be nice: ping-pong borrowings, maybe?

The American Dialect Society -

More information about the Ads-l mailing list