[Ads-l] Pronunciation of "faith" and "also" in parts of Alabama

Charles Law chaslaw at GMAIL.COM
Wed Mar 2 22:54:51 UTC 2016


O.K., that’s what’s going on. Thank you very much.




On 3/2/16, 8:13 PM, "American Dialect Society on behalf of W Brewer" <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU on behalf of brewerwa at GMAIL.COM> wrote:

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><Wil[t]son, al[t]so>:  excrescent [t] due to fortition, dialectally.
>"fortition of fricative [s] to affricate [ts]" (Wikip)
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