Standard US English Dialect?

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Apr 15 20:49:10 UTC 2008

>LH wrote:
>". . . they definitely lack anything as noticeable as my daughter (age 23)'s
>Connecticutisms (e.g. the glottalizing of intervocalic /t/ in [kI?In], New
>Oh, so _that's how you describe that rather peculiar pattern!
>Would you agree that bears some similarity to cockney?
Yes, but in different contexts--around here "bottle" is never [ba?@l]
(that I've noticed); that one just gets flapped.


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