"The Battle of Bataan" heard as

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jan 14 19:34:05 UTC 2013

HS:  <<< [laeNgw at zh] was a lame attempt at wit.>>>
WB:  [laeN'gwAHzh] sounds more wittily elegant. Brits probably think all
this hypergallic detritus comes out of a Hefty trash bag, which, after all,
once turned our garbage into [g at r'bAHzh]. On the Abbott & Costello radio
show, there was a female character who spoke nothing but such exaggeratedly
distorted English, to hilarious effect.

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