Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Thu Jan 26 01:04:17 UTC 2012

At 1/25/2012 10:38 AM, Geoff Nathan wrote:
>Not to mention 'as you know...', 'where's your father' and similar.
>Of course they're probably not *underlying* /zh/, but they're
>certainly produced with voiced palato-alveolar fricatives all the time.

Not by me -- neither all the time or ever, I think -- at least for
the latter.  (For example, "where's your" sounds different to me from
"azure" when I say them.)  But I've been called pretentious here.


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