Date: Tue, 9 Aug 1994 08:41:57 -0500 From: mftcf[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UXA.ECN.BGU.EDU Subject: Re: eye dialect As Don points out, we have to know the dialect of the speaker. But I think the "whut" spelling has become pretty universal in dialect writing, regardless of whatever specific region is being represented. (For the record, I was looking at an "Amos n Andy" script reporduced in the recent Free Press book on that show.) Tim