Date: Wed, 12 Nov 1997 20:06:32 -0500 From: "David A. Johns" 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 the > 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. David Johns