Date: Wed, 12 Nov 1997 19:36:04 -0500 From: "Dennis R. Preston" Subject: Re: Wednesday with a [d] David, Yes, around Louisville in the 40's and 50's we always pronouned the "d." We said /wInzdi/. I never heard anybody say /wInzi/. Yuk-yuk-yuk. Well, you have to be in a good mood when the snow flies in Michigan. DInIS (dreaming-of-them-cotton-fields-at-home) Preston >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 Dennis R. Preston Department of Linguistics and Languages Michigan State University East Lansing MI 48824-1027 USA preston[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Office: (517)353-0740 Fax: (517)432-2736