[Ads-l] Another -ths > [Dz]

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sun Jan 4 22:26:17 UTC 2015


At 1/4/2015 06:42 AM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:

>No! No! ARRRGHHHHHHHHHH!!

Why not?  "these [dEDZ]" = 'bodies, corpses'?

Joel


>JL
>
>On Sat, Jan 3, 2015 at 11:48 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > ---------------------- Information from the mail header
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> > Sender:       American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
> > Poster:       Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM>
> > Subject:      Another -ths > [Dz]
> >
> > 
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> >
> > TV dialogue, NCIS:
> >
> > "Were these deaths [dEDZ] necessary?"
> >
> > --
> > -Wilson

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