[Ads-l] Boston regional as heard in movies

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Sep 26 00:33:08 UTC 2015



Much quoting of Mef.fid/Medford, Massachusetts, native, John McCarthy,
fellow Jesuit-high-school grad and MIT-nik. He taught me that "Somerville"
is pronounced [s^m at vl].

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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