english only passes in utah

Lynne Murphy lynnem at COGS.SUSX.AC.UK
Wed Nov 8 16:15:53 UTC 2000

>     Utahns also passed Initiative B, forbidding police and prosecutors from
>seizing and selling property involved in a crime in which the owner is not
>     Joe Hunter, spokesman for Utahns for Official English, acknowledged the
>campaign had been "somewhat controversial and at times emotional, perhaps

I've never seen the word "Utahns" before.  Is the 'n' syllabic?

M. Lynne Murphy
Lecturer in Linguistics
School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences
University of Sussex
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