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

Margaret Winters mewinters at WAYNE.EDU
Mon Oct 23 12:16:55 EDT 2017


Pretty much what I was going to say - at least the first part...


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MARGARET E WINTERS
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Professor Emerita - French and Linguistics
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI  48202

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From: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> on behalf of Charles C Doyle <cdoyle at UGA.EDU>
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Subject: Re: Heard: _forehead_ > "forrid" [fOrId]

In the old nursery rhyme, it rhymes with "horrid."  The little girl in the rhyme may have been badly behaved, but she wasn't a whore-head.


--Charlie

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From: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> on behalf of Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM>
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Subject: Re: Heard: _forehead_ > "forrid" [fOrId]

"Fahrid" is correct, if you're me.

JL

On Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 7:51 AM, Charles C Doyle <cdoyle at uga.edu> wrote:

> My native pronunciation of "forehead" (in eastern Texas) was simply [fard].
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> --Charlie
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> "I can kick myself in the forehead."
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> spoken by Wee Man
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> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jason_Acuña
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