Date: Thu, 11 Aug 1994 18:11:15 -0500 From: mftcf[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UXA.ECN.BGU.EDU Subject: Re: P.S. re Eye Dialect On Thu, 11 Aug 1994, Natalie Maynor wrote: > (This p.s. may be posted before my original, which I haven't seen > distributed yet.) I was just thinking back on what I wrote a few > minutes ago (or what I think I wrote -- I never save copies) and am > pretty sure I worded things in a weird way -- often the case in my > e-mail. I think I said something like "I consider 'whut' and 'wuz' > eye dialect even though they represent ordinary pronunciation" when > what I really meant was "because they represent ordinary pronunciation." > There's a reason I wrote what I did, but I won't bore you with the > interesting (to me only) wandering of my thoughts at the time. I was > developing a new theory -- but it crashed. > --Natalie (maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] > Sorry, natalie. I posted my other thing before I saw this. Tim