Date: Wed, 12 Nov 1997 20:06:32 -0500
From: "David A. Johns" djohns[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]PEACHNET.CAMPUS.MCI.NET
Subject: Re: Wednesday with a [d]
At 04:20 PM 11/12/97 -0700, you wrote:
The ordinary pronunciation of Wednesday in Ireland (both in
Republic and in Ulster) retains the [d] as an unreleased consonant,
followed by a vocalic [n]: Ulster [wEdnzde], Republic [wEdnzdi].
Thanks, that's exactly what I was looking for. The friend who
pronounces the first [d] grew up in West Virginia, but her father is
from Ulster and her mother from Scotland.