[Ads-l] Children's speech errors; 3 examples

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Tue Sep 11 16:13:53 UTC 2018

In the beginning was the landline telephone. Our kids learned to say
<telephone> as one of their first words. Then, lo and behold, the family
acquired the cell phone. For a few weeks, the twins were saying
[SELL-a-phone] for the new device. Don't know why it never caught on.

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

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