Fricative voicing . . .

Charles Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Thu May 11 12:52:29 UTC 2006

There's also the "lousy" /-zI/ vs. /-sI/ difference, which I
have always supposed to be regional, perhaps paralleling the
two pronunciations of "houses."  But the metaphorical vs.
literal distinction is probably a factor as well.


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