Date: Wed, 16 Apr 1997 14:58:16 -0400
From: Daniel Ezra Johnson daniel.e.johnson[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]YALE.EDU
Subject: Re: hypercorrect intervocalic /t/

On Wed, 16 Apr 1997, Jules Levin wrote:

The minimal pair for most speakers would be
'enter' and 'inner' and they seem to have merged.

Jules Levin

Does that mean So. Cal has that southern thang where "ten" and "tin" are

For me, from the Northeast, the Internet could just as well be spelled
Innernet (with a truly miniscule distinction, if any) but certainly not