[Ads-l] /d/ for flapped /t/

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sat Nov 15 23:19:45 UTC 2014


At 11/15/2014 04:07 PM, Joel S. Berson wrote:
>One might try to find pairs of words that have the same grammatical 
>function and semantically could be interchangeable in some (single) utterance.

"He became obsessed with betting/bedding the woman for high stakes."

(Prompted by a cable TV provider's channel guide review of the movie 
"The Woman in Red.")

Joel 

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