It had to happen

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Apr 22 21:32:10 UTC 2008

A movie starring Sandra Bullock is now being filmed on location here
in Boston. She somehow became involved with a local drunken driver.
(Is this, instead of "_drunk_ driver," peculiar to Boston or is there
a more widespread shift in usage or difference in dialect?). IAC,
according to a local newsreader, the Hollywood star involved was one

"Sandra BUH lock" ['b^ "lak], like "BUH tock" ['b^ "tak]

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
 -Sam'l Clemens

The American Dialect Society -

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