[Ads-l] old-time stress in "hot dog," pronun. of "Haiti."

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Thu Dec 11 22:49:16 UTC 2014

Nobody cared how to say <Haiti>, until 26 January 2010. The BBC says:
<<Similarly, while different anglicisations for Haiti (HIGH-ti,
high-EE-ti and haa-EE-ti) are in still use, HAY-ti is considered the
most widespread and established and we recommend this pronunciation.>>

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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