Randy Alexander strangeguitars at GMAIL.COM
Sun Sep 13 20:43:24 UTC 2009

On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 6:09 AM, Douglas G. Wilson <douglas at> wrote:
>>> From a student at San Francisco State in 2007:
>>> Â "i have also heard the actual wax recording whcih sounds so bacabre, but in
>>> fact is an amazing experience"
>>> She's talking about Tennyson's top-forty recording in 1892 of "The Charge of
>>> the Light Brigade."
>>> It doesn't strike me as particularly bacabre.
>> Where do you think the <b> is coming from?
> --
> Â From "bizarre" maybe.

This is more what I was looking for, unless as per Wilson's language
change perspective, the speaker would say "hey bom, could you bake be
some buffins?"

Randy Alexander
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