Dennis R. Preston preston at MSU.EDU
Mon Nov 28 22:37:14 UTC 2005


Maybe I screwed up my 'museds." Coulda meant "be-" not "a-." Cut us
non-native speakers some slack, huh?


>On Nov 28, 2005, at 2:19 PM, Dennis R. Preston wrote:
>>What? Not amused by an opportunity to correlate folk spellings as a
>>clue to outsider perceptions of southern phonology!
>>Shame on you!
>speaking for myself, i'm not amused.  but i am interested in it, for
>the very reason you cite.
>arnold, apparently not in a particiularly playful mood at the moment

Dennis R. Preston
University Distinguished Professor
Department of English
15-C Morrill Hall
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1036
Phone: (517) 353-4736
Fax: (517) 353-3755
preston at msu.edu

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