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Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Aug 17 02:47:06 UTC 2012

On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 11:12 AM, Jonathan Lighter
<wuxxmupp2000 at> wrote:
> They're absolutely identical for me.

But, which way? Both "yore" or both "yure"? My WAG is that it's both
as "yure" [jur]/[ju at r]. But,


I reduce _you're_, but in line with the best BE/SE practice,  _your_
is never reduced. Well, sometimes it is. To _yo'_. ;-)
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