Dennis R. Preston preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU
Wed Aug 15 19:32:46 UTC 2001

No, dangit arnold; I meant she didn't trill or something silly. Of
course she pronounces one /r/. What kind of persons do you think us
lower midwesterners are anyhow? Some kind of godless pinko r-droppers?


>dInIs sez:
>  >My mother pronounces every consonant in "raspberry" (except for the
>  >two "r"s of course).
>your mother says "raspbe'y"?  how peculiar.
>arnold (zwicky at

Dennis R. Preston
Department of Linguistics and Languages
Michigan State University
East Lansing MI 48824-1027 USA
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