Date: Tue, 5 Dec 1995 09:45:08 -0700 From: Laurie M Bowman Subject: Re: Familiar On Mon, 4 Dec 1995, Kevin A. wrote: > I've brought this up in my class w/Jim Stalker at MSU and didn't seem to get > anyone to agree with me so I'll ask ADS. I have been hearing for some time > now the word familiar pronounced Framiler or more Framilyer. Has anyone esle > heard this. The reason I bring it up is that I've just heard it again today > in two seperate speakers. Both seemed to be around 30 or so if that means > anything. > > Just curious. > > Asher > I'm "framilyer" with this phenomenon in the southern Illinois area. Laurie Bowman Dept. of Linguistics University of Arizona, Tucson bowman[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]