Date: Tue, 7 Jan 1997 20:02:24 -0500 From: "Bethany K. Dumas" Subject: Re: [AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] On Tue, 7 Jan 1997, Ellen Johnson wrote: > Nope, it doesn't work, because the first syllable of that word is not > pronounced "at" but "it" /Itlaen[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]/ (only one /t/ please). Ellen > When I moved to Knoxville (1974), my UT students told me that I could say either /[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]lanta/ or /[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]tlana? -- I could say either "t" but not both. Bethany Bethany K. Dumas, J.D., Ph.D. Applied Linguistics, Language & Law Department of English EMAIL: dumasb[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] 415 McClung Tower (423) 974-6965, (423) 974-6926 (FAX) University of Tennessee Editor, Language in the Judicial Process Knoxville, TN 37996-0430 USA