[Ads-l] RES: sophistication phoneme (UNCLASSIFIED)

David Daniel dad at COARSECOURSES.COM
Mon May 30 15:55:12 EDT 2016

My favorite sophistication phoneme is "Coup de Grah," which of course means
the "Blow of Fat," instead of the correct "Coup de Grahss," which means the
"Blow of Mercy."

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De: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] Em nome de
Wilson Gray
Enviada em: segunda-feira, 30 de maio de 2016 15:52
Assunto: Re: sophistication phoneme (UNCLASSIFIED)

Poster:       Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: sophistication phoneme (UNCLASSIFIED)

On Sun, May 29, 2016 at 10:05 PM, Herb Stahlke <hfwstahlke at gmail.com> wrote:

> Nevahda

That's like being in Los Angeles and saying "San Paydro," instead of "San
- Wilson
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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