Heard on the Judges:

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Sep 27 20:06:29 UTC 2007

Thirty-ish Filipino-American male (native speaker):

"After she broke up with me, I was all _distrust_. ... I had to go
into dialysis to _expedite_ my illness," etc., etc.

The poor fellow sounded like a character on "Ay Mussa Nandih," as I
used to say it in my childish lisp.

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
                                              -Sam'l Clemens

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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