Date: Fri, 25 Feb 1994 09:29:48 -0800 From: David Harnick-Shapiro Subject: Re: Local pron. of toponyms On Thu, 24 Feb 1994 15:36:09 --100, Peter Trudgill 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 > Switzerland 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 :-) :-) :-) -------- David Harnick-Shapiro Internet: david[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Information and Computer Science UUCP: ...!{ucbvax,zardoz}!ucivax!david University of California, Irvine BITNet: DBSHAPIR[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UCI