[Ads-l] Do y'all know about this?

Tom Zurinskas truespel at HOTMAIL.COM
Sat Jan 24 15:56:43 UTC 2015


Foe geda bow dit.  Ain no buddy speaks lie dat no moe.

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: Sat, 24 Jan 2015 07:57:49 -0500
> From: wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
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> Wow!  They learned to speak over 150 years ago!
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> JL
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> On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 10:45 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > Part 1 Hear Former Slaves Speak
> > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VTFkyDrH3M
> >
> > You can hear the speaker say,
> >
> > marsta, mississ, chillun, gwine, cotched, full (as a verb), wear (someone)
> > out = "give (someone) a beating," etc.
> >
> > Otherwise, IMO, the speaker could be any random black speaker of 2015
> > talking.
> >
> > --
> > -Wilson
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> > All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
> > come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
> > -Mark Twain
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