Date: Thu, 24 Feb 1994 15:36:09 --100

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

Subject: Re: Local pron. of toponyms

There's no point you guys on that side of the Atlantic trying to

compete with the REAL thing. You all know about Leicester and Worcester.

But I bet you don't know - just to pick 2 examples at random just down the

road from me in Norwich:

Wymondham /wind[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]m/

Happisburgh /heizbr[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]/

Scores more available on request.

Peter Trudgill

P.J. Trudgill

Professor of English Language and Linguistics

Section d'anglais


University of Lausanne

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