flyting and rap

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jan 13 22:57:31 UTC 2009

Well, not being particularly familiar with the dialect, I read it as
the standard Eng. orthog. suggests, which Legman actually advises

>"two-faceted," meaning having two faces, not two facets;

Mark Mandel

On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 1:56 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at> wrote:
> Of course. What else would it be? And the standard eye-dialect
> spelling is "two-faced-ed." There's no point in using eye-dialect, if
> you're just going to Uncle-Remus it, so that only someone who's heard
> the original speaker can figure out what you mean without having to
> study over it.
> -Wilson

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