Date: Wed, 13 May 1998 13:39:13 EDT
From: RonButters
Subject: CaRIBbean (was Beijing /j/)

DMLance writes:
<-ch-, but the gringos who say 'mashete' wouldn't be imitating the 'munsho'
dialect [dialectal pronunciation of 'mucho'].>>

Along the same lines, are there any Caribbean dialects in which is
pronounced with the accent on the second syllable, or is CaRIBbean entirely a
US/Canada/European affectation? (What I generally hear from the natives is
CarriBEan--also the first pronunciation given in the first dictionary I looked
at this afternoon.)