[Ads-l] Dental stops in English

Geoffrey Steven Nathan geoffnathan at WAYNE.EDU
Mon Aug 8 17:50:48 UTC 2016

I have an echo of some discussion, or even a publication, which found that some dialects of American English have dental rather than alveolar stops.

Impressionistically it seems to me stereotype American Jewish (not Yiddish-accented, mind you) English has dental t's and d's. Does anyone know of research confirming this?


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