Date: Wed, 12 Nov 1997 16:20:47 -0700 From: bruce dwight bolinging 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? > > Thanks, > > -- > David Johns > Waycross College > 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]