Date: Tue, 11 Jan 1994 10:13:18 EST From: "Joseph C. Salmons" Subject: retroflex r =Why is everybody so quiet this week? = --Natalie (maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] = Well, maybe that's enough reason to ask an idle question: What's the distribution, areal and/or social, of retroflex vs. non-retroflex r in American English? Teaching in north central Indiana, I hear both but don't see any obvious pattern. joe salmons (salmons[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]