Date: Wed, 26 Apr 1995 08:27:58 -0400
From: "H. Stephen Straight (Binghamton U,
SUNY)" sstraigh[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]BINGSUNS.CC.BINGHAMTON.EDU
Subject: Re: Why
I too have voiceless /W/ in interrogative _why_ and voiced /w/ in
exclamatory _why_, though I didn't realize it till after reading Dennis
Preston's recent posting. Yeah, it is funny.
H STEPHEN STRAIGHT, Assoc Prof of Anthro & of Ling, Binghamton Univ (SUNY)
Director: Grad Studies in Anthro, Prog in Ling, and Lgs Across the Curric
H. Stephen Straight - Linguistic Biodata
Born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, 15 May 1943.
Childhood caregivers all college English teachers (egad!).
Early years (age 2-10) in downstate Illinois (Lincoln).
Critical years (10-18) in Chicago (Hyde Park, 10-14) and
Oak Park (14-18), Illinois--summers in Ann Arbor.
College in Ann Arbor (18-22)--UMich BA in English &
Graduate school in Chicago (22-27)--UChgo MA and PhD in
Ever since (age 27- ) in upstate New York (Binghamton)
--professing linguistics and anthropology.