I Scream for Ice Cream

Dennis R. Preston preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU
Fri Sep 3 00:27:31 UTC 1999


Good point. The "poetic" scanning moves the usual northern ice CREAM stress
pattern to ICE cream and allows the word boundary violation (Ithink).

dInIs (who said ICE cream anyhow)

>You're right, Canadian Raising usually (or often) does cross word boundaries,
>but as I remember the verse, the pronouns have primary stress, so it comes
>out /'ai skrim 'ju skrim wi 'al skrim fr '@iskrim/ (or am I making a retro-
>active memory to justify my comment? I don't really think so!).

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