This is called juncture, I think?

RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Wed Sep 9 16:32:18 UTC 2009

I wish you'd spell out just what it is that you are hearing. 

Meanwhile, here is another juncture issue exhibited by folks who are 
against the Democrat's attempts at providing health benefits for all and 
end-of-life counselling for the dying:

(If that doesn't work, just search Google Images for "Youth in Asia"--say 
it over to yourselves three times)

In a message dated 9/9/09 11:36:51 AM, george.thompson at NYU.EDU writes:

> Though I am but an English major, hanging out with you-all for these last 
> ten years has taught me something, I hope.
> Having moved to the frontiers of civilization recently, I hear 
> advertisements on a radio station I listen often to for doings at the county fair 
> grounds.  In the current one, the announcer speaks rapidly, so he can get in 
> all the good stuff in his 30 seconds; the shows include a an exhibition of 
> Sheep and Wool from Family Farms.
> Now, I *know* that he's saying Sheep and Wool from Family Farms, but I've 
> heard the announcement a dozen times and I still haven't *heard* that.  
> What I do hear is an exhibition that the Dutchess County ASPCA would shut down 
> before it could even open.
> But maybe I am hearing correctly.  These frontiersmen are a pretty rough 
> lot.
> George A. Thompson
> Author of A Documentary History of "The African Theatre", Northwestern 
> Univ. Pr., 1998, but nothing much lately.
> ------------------------------------------------------------
> The American Dialect Society -

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