I Scream for Ice Cream

Natalie Maynor maynor at CS.MSSTATE.EDU
Thu Sep 2 21:58:48 UTC 1999

Ron wrote:
> In the South one is more likely to pronounce
> I SCREAM as /a:skriym/
> but ICE CREAM as /ayskrim/

This is true.  Although we also chanted the "I scream, you scream, we
all scream for ice cream" in Mississippi, there was never any doubt about
which one was "I scream" and which one "ice cream."  Nor do I pronounce
them the same now.
 -- Natalie Maynor (maynor at ra.msstate.edu)

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