[Ads-l] Heard: _forehead_ > "forrid" [fOrId]

Charles C Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Mon Oct 23 07:51:00 EDT 2017


My native pronunciation of "forehead" (in eastern Texas) was simply [fard].


--Charlie

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Subject: Heard: _forehead_ > "forrid" [fOrId]

"I can kick myself in the forehead."

spoken by Wee Man

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jason_Acuña

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-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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