Date: Mon, 27 Nov 1995 23:35:25 -0500 From: "William H. Smith" Subject: Re: /w/ and /hw/ I haven't done any research, so this is annecdotal. I had thought that the American southeast was the last stronghold of [hw], but if my (northeast Georgia) students are any indication, it is no longer. They write such things as "They where happy," and "I don't know wether the wheather was bad or good." Sincerely, Bill Smith