Date: Fri, 25 Feb 1994 09:29:48 -0800

From: David Harnick-Shapiro david[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]BUCKAROO.ICS.UCI.EDU

Subject: Re: Local pron. of toponyms

On Thu, 24 Feb 1994 15:36:09 --100, Peter Trudgill PeterJohn.Trudgill[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]ANGL.UNIL.CH writes:

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]/


P.J. Trudgill


University of Lausanne

CH-1015 Lausanne


I don't know -- by now, I ought to be used to the disparity between

email address and physical location -- but there's something dissonant

to me about Norwich being "just down the road" from Lausanne... that

road must include the Chunnel

:-) :-) :-)


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