Date: Wed, 23 Feb 1994 12:51:05 +0100

From: Peter Trudgill PeterJohn.Trudgill[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]ANGL.UNIL.CH

Subject: Re: [u]/[ju] in Houston

Where I come from Houston is /hu:stn/ because huge is /hu:j/ and

Hughes is /hu:z/. When we do yod-dropping, we go the whole hog!

Peter Trudgill

P.J. Trudgill

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