Date: Mon, 14 Nov 1994 11:03:45 -0800

From: Birrell Walsh birrell[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]WELL.SF.CA.US

Subject: Re: Freeway names

On Mon, 14 Nov 1994, M. Lynne Murphy wrote:

On Fri, 11 Nov 1994, M. Lynne Murphy wrote:

[South African actors] put flaps in "utah".

eh? whazzis "flaps in Utah"

(actually, i should've said "a flap in utah")

flap = what americans do to t's between vowels (why no one here knows

what i'm talking about when i ask for a "glaess uv waddrr")

Am I right in my impression that the Spanish rolled "r" is a series of flaps?