California fronting*

Mark_Mandel at DRAGONSYS.COM Mark_Mandel at DRAGONSYS.COM
Mon Sep 13 22:16:56 UTC 1999

And, of course, the pronunciation of "cool" (evaluative, not thermal!) with
exaggerated initial fronting that is spelled "kewl". What are the earliest
citations for that?

-- Mark

* Supply the sounds of The Mamas and the Papas as background to the subject

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