/t/ allophones - was Re: An African American proverb (?)

Matthew Gordon gordonmj at MISSOURI.EDU
Tue Aug 4 18:48:14 UTC 2009

On 8/3/09 3:29 AM, "Tom Zurinskas" <truespel at HOTMAIL.COM> wrote:

> Truespel book 3 VOA dictionary recognizes these two "t" features (~d flap and
> glottalization) as alternative pronunciations of letter "t".  As far as I
> know, no other dictionary does so, and they should.

Tom, your own beloved Merriam-Webster online recognizes both of these well
known allophonic processes in their pronunciation guide which you can get
from their help page:

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

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