Date: Sat, 8 Apr 1995 09:34:00 EDT From: "Dennis.Preston" <22709MGR[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MSU.EDU> Subject: Re: Southern Shuft Wayne Glowka's more detailed (rather than rough rhyming word) pronunciations are not unique to Georgia. They show exactly the raising and lowering common to the Southern Shift everywhere. Sorry if I overstated by using the more simplified rough rhyming versions. When, for example, Wayne notes that a word like BID goes to [bi[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]d] (where [AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] = schwa), the additional schwa does not indicate lowering. It is the vowel onset which is higher. Similar reasoning applies in each case. Dennis Preston <22709mgr[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]> changing to