Pronouncing Wisconsin

Scot LaFaive spiderrmonkey at HOTMAIL.COM
Thu Dec 21 17:37:19 UTC 2006

I've noticed lately that many commercials played in Wisconsin seem to have
people clearly pronouncing the /k/ sound in the second syllable, and it
sounds odd to me. From what I gather from 31 years in Wisconsin, it seems
that natives generally don't clearly pronounce the /k/; I think we tend to
voice it as /g/, but I may be wrong in my analysis (my ears don't
distinguish so well, the lazy fools). Just curious if anyone else has
noticed this or can confirm or correct me.


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