[Ads-l] Heard: "dekkid"

Tom Zurinskas truespel at HOTMAIL.COM
Mon Aug 3 14:36:03 UTC 2015


I would assume "dekkid" would have stress on the last syllable as per models desert/dessert and coral/corral.  This became a truespel rule that stress follows a  double consonant.

Tom Zurinskas,  Originally SWConn 20 yrs,  college Tenn 3,  work NJ  33,  now FL 12.The need for truespel phonetics - http://justpaste.it/truespelnow 


> Date: Sun, 2 Aug 2015 15:58:59 -0700
> From: spanbocks at VERIZON.NET
> Subject: Re: Heard: "dekkid"
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> FWIW, the 'dekkid' pronunciation is in my experience the only one used =
> when talking about units of the Rosary - spelled 'decade' - even by =
> people who only use the other pronunciation when talking about the unit =
> of time.
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> Kate Svoboda-Spanbock
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> On Aug 2, 2015, at 3:30 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:
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> > On Sun, Aug 2, 2015 at 10:21 AM, Laurence Horn =
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> >> Maybe it's not that infrequent in UK English and thus at least =3D
> >> potentially in some varieties of Canadian Eng.  Here's the OED =3D
> >> pronunciation info:
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> >> /=3DCB=3D88d=3DC9=3D9Bke=3DC9=3DAAd/ /-=3DC9=3D99d/
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> > You forgot to do a Remove Formatting, Larry. However, I do  really
> > appreciate your getting the info, since the data are probably of =
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