[Ads-l] Facebookery: _do the thang_ "get married"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun May 29 18:37:38 EDT 2016


On Sun, May 29, 2016 at 6:27 PM, Galen Buttitta <
satorarepotenetoperarotas3 at gmail.com> wrote:

> If I'm reading your last sentence right, I actually make a distinction
> between -ing and -ang (and the voiceless ones as well).


I'm sorry. I should have made myself clear. In Southern (United States)
English and its varieties, there is no distinction in the pronunciation.
-- 
-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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