"bee[N] good friends," "a[N] get a good job," "the[N] go home," etc.

John Doe hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Dec 7 21:52:51 UTC 2013

Have others noticed this? It's new to me, but I don'g [just kidding!] get
out, much. It could be a shift that's been around a while, but, for some
reason, has only now engaged my attention.


My wife didn't notice the local pronunciation of possessive _mine_ as [maj at n],
even though even her own siblings use it, until after I had pointed it out
to her.
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.
-Mark Twain

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

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