[Ads-l] /hud/

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jun 14 19:14:29 UTC 2016

On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 3:01 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>

> I've certainly heard both /hud/-lum and /hUd/-lum and I can't even be sure
> which I say, but (growing up in NYC in the 50s) I've only ever heard /hUd/
> as in "good", not /hud/ as in "food", both for the J.D. and for the
> attached head (or stove, or camera) cover.

That's my experience, too, mutatis mutandis.

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