Labov on vowel shifts

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Tue Aug 28 11:52:26 UTC 2012

MN: <<<Whud Jew join? (different phonological process)>>>
WB: I remember checking out the UCLA chess club, but have no recollection
of what happened. My fondest memories were of the Santa Rosa CA chess club
in the early '70s, until they inexorably succumbed to Fisher mania, which
forced out all us potzers.

LH: <<< Peter Trudgill . . . named after a popular snack food of Italian
WB: What? Pizza Trudgill? What sort of topping did he have? Some wicked
affrication there.

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