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Topics of the day:

1. [ha:di]
2. =?ISO-2022-JP?B?GyRCJV8layVtJSRLXUx1GyhK?= (2)
3. Magic City (Miami? Orlando? Fort Worth?)
4. flattening (2)
5. "gool" for "goal" (3)
6. bean bag (2)
7. US/NIS Curriculum Development Exchange Program


Date: Tue, 17 Feb 1998 00:13:49 EST
From: David Carlson Davidhwaet[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM
Subject: Re: [ha:di]

Thanks, Don. That was what I wanted. Flattening certainly rolls off the
tongue more smoothly than monophthongization. I'll introduce it my students
with the caveat that it is not official or proper or technical vocabulary.

Re the flattening of the au diphthong: this is (was) common to me in my youth
when many of my Roman Catholic friends referred to the Lord's Prayer as the
[a:] Father. The professor of linguistics I had in grad school at UMass
thought that Archbishop Cushing ruined JFK's funeral when he intoned [a:]

David R. Carlson
34 Spaulding St.
Amherst MA