sh120888 at OHIO.EDU
Tue Feb 1 21:30:44 UTC 2000
No, no! I didn't mean disarming. I meant charming. Careless me.
At 04:16 PM 02/01/2000 -0500, you wrote:
>Joe Pickett wrote: wrote:
>>Uptalk is extremely common in the speech of Northern Ireland, at all
>>has been so at least since 1983, the year of my first visit there.
>>My guess is the folks there have been uptalking for a long long time.
>I seem to recall the young gerrrls in "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie"
>(1969) using uptalk frequently. It was quite disarming as I recall.
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