Date: Tue, 10 Oct 1995 00:49:02 -0700

From: Rima & Kim McKinzey rkm[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]SLIP.NET

Subject: Re: /z/ + /n/ = /d/ + /n/

At 11:24 AM 10/9/95, Wayne Glowka wrote:

"Bidniss" for "business" strikes me as distinctly Southern, but I just

heard (and noticed) a student tell other students, "There wadn't nothing

you could do about it." Is "wadn't" current elsewhere?

I've only heard "bidniss" in the South and from Southerners. But now that

you mention it, I have heard "wadn't" here in Northern California.