Date: Wed, 12 Nov 1997 16:20:47 -0700
From: bruce dwight bolinging bboling[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UNM.EDU
Subject: Re: Wednesday with a [d]
On Wed, 12 Nov 1997, David A. Johns wrote:
Does anyone know if the "d" in "Wednesday" is routinely pronounced
anywhere in the English speaking world?
Waycross, GA 31501
The ordinary pronunciation of Wednesday in Ireland (both in the
Republic and in Ulster) retains the [d] as an unreleased consonant,
followed by a vocalic [n]: Ulster [wEdnzde], Republic [wEdnzdi].
Bruce D. Boling
University of New Mexico
bboling[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]unm.edu