old pronunciation of "Los Angeles"

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 22 20:42:59 UTC 2011

On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 8:53 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> When I naively suggested, some years ago**, that a / g / * in the middle of
> a

* Insert ... ~"sounded bizarre"?

> straightforwardly English pronunciation of "Los Angeles," Wilson observed
> that both the / g / and the now universal / J / (if you see what I mean)
> sounded normal to him.

**See archive, 2005-06-25<http://listserv.linguistlist.org/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ADS-L;BQQnSQ;200506250817390700D>
pointing back to
to Ben<http://listserv.linguistlist.org/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ADS-L;HdDKPA;200506261339470400D>
 m a m

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