Didn't as [dIdInt]

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Tue Jun 24 13:29:02 UTC 2014

At 6/24/2014 08:24 AM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>I've always done that syllabic thing with "Milton" because as a New Yorker
>I do the same nasalized thing with "mountain" and "countin'."

If I had had a childhood acquaintance in NYC, I might have called him 
"Mil-tn".  But to me the poet and revered republican is "Mill-ton".


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