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Dennis R. Preston preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU
Wed Sep 22 19:12:45 UTC 1999

Righto! MIddle English along the entire south coast. Your memory is pretty
good for a guy who remembers Middle English!

dInIs (who's old, but...)

>In a message dated 9/22/1999 7:30:39 AM, preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU writes:
><< They are no longer there in the eastern (e.g., Kent) areas. >>
>My memory is that this voicing was a peculiarly Kentish feature in Middle
>English. Or is my memory playing tricks on me?

Dennis R. Preston
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Michigan State University
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