Another Dialect Notes 1909 note

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Aug 16 00:15:16 UTC 2010

The author notes that

"_p_ has become [voiced] in



You'd be surprised, if you watched The Judges, how many SE/BE speakers today say


Before I caught on, I wondered how a ruined "lab top," presumably
located in the college chem lab - hence, a problem for the school -
could have become a civil case between two students.
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 -

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