[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.
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

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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