Cross-post fr om FL-LIST: British accent stereotypes - 'new s'

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Apr 4 16:01:00 UTC 2008

At 11:46 AM -0400 4/4/08, RonButters at AOL.COM wrote:
>They have obviously never heard of Dennis Preston (or, for that matter,
>O'Barr's empirical work in court rooms in ithe 1980s!).

actually, I'd started to mention dInIs specifically in my forwarding,
but then I figured a lot of us would be insulted by this "discovery",
although possibly none of us as blatantly.


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