Date: Thu, 3 Mar 1994 15:59:03 +0700 From: Gwyn Williams Subject: Re: local locality pronunciations On Thu, 24 Feb 1994, Rudy Troike wrote: > Some speakers > even have problems with /gw/, presumably reflecting labial-velar similarities. > One speaker I know pronounces as /byuweynow/. Really? No-one has had trouble pronouncing my name "Gwyn" [gwIn] though I often have to repeat it. Any other words with [gw]? "Guam" "guava" .... Gwyn Williams Bangkok