Date: Sun, 12 Nov 1995 18:48:26 EST From: David Bergdahl Subject: near rich Ohio University Electronic Communication Date: 12-Nov-1995 06:44pm EST To: Remote Addressee ( _MX%"ADS-L[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UGA.CC.UGA.EDU ) From: David Bergdahl Dept: English BERGDAHL Tel No: (614) 593-2783 Subject: near rich Could it be that the senator's mishearing was due to a lenis glottal stop to separate the two syllables of r-less NEAR: [ni?[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]] with ?=g.s & [AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]=schwa I'm a hundred miles upstream from Louisville but that articulation isn't totally foreign to my ear. Received: 12-Nov-1995 06:48pm