Date: Wed, 16 Apr 1997 14:58:16 -0400 From: Daniel Ezra Johnson 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 identical? For me, from the Northeast, the Internet could just as well be spelled Innernet (with a truly miniscule distinction, if any) but certainly not Enternet. DEJ