Date: Wed, 6 Aug 1997 15:33:48 -0400
From: "Bethany K. Dumas" dumasb[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UTK.EDU
Subject: Re: devel. of flaccid /flaesid/ pron.?
On Wed, 6 Aug 1997, Jesse T Sheidlower raised interesting questions about
the "development of the pronunciation /flaesid/, rather than the older and
preferred form /flaeksid/, for _flaccid._." For various reasons, including
personal ones, I have long been interested in the question. I have a
modest amount of (pilot) survey material that I expect to "get back to"
eventually. Right now, I am about to go on vacation, so I will defer
further comment until late August.
Bethany K. Dumas, J.D., Ph.D. Applied Linguistics, Language & Law
Department of English EMAIL: dumasb[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]utk.edu
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