Heard on tonight's CSI: standard English "Lord" > "Lard"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Dec 5 02:51:42 UTC 2008

Spoken by an actor who is a black native of Saint Louis of my age:

"_Lard_  [lOrd] have mercy!"


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.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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