Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed May 19 00:36:42 UTC 2010

At 6:34 PM -0500 5/18/10, Gordon, Matthew J. wrote:
>Are you sure she wasn't referring to the residents of the state: ArKANsans?
>-Matt Gordon

I'm pretty sure that on the clip on ABC News it was indeed
"arKANsas", the state.  I noticed it too.  No wonder she's in trouble
in the primary.


>From: American Dialect Society [ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of
>Barbara Need [bhneed at GMAIL.COM]
>Sent: Tuesday, May 18, 2010 6:10 PM
>Subject: arKANsas
>I just heard Sen Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) pronounce the name of her
>state arKANsas with the stress on the sedon syllable, and the final s!
>Barbara Need
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