[Ads-l] "farv" vs "farm"

Paul A Johnston, Jr paul.johnston at WMICH.EDU
Sat Dec 19 03:18:07 UTC 2015


Celtic mutation in final position? :)

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> From: "Chuck Grandgent" <chuck at CHUCKG.COM>
> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Sent: Friday, December 18, 2015 6:31:41 PM
> Subject: "farv" vs "farm"
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> Sender:       American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
> Poster:       Chuck Grandgent <chuck at CHUCKG.COM>
> Subject:      "farv" vs "farm"
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> Local TV commercial for Florida Farm Bureau (insurance) features an
> agent
> talking with a customer who cannot pronounce "farm", pronounces it
> "farv"
> with a V.
> 
> Is this total fiction or some basis in fact ?
> 
>    Chuck Grandgent, Alachua, FL
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