Date: Tue, 24 Oct 1995 10:27:57 +0000
From: Jenny Becker beckerj[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]OMRI.CZ
Subject: Re: skraw/skring
I'm from Michigan, and I say shtreet, shtring, etc. No one else in my
family does. I think it's just a lazy habit on my part; I didn't realize it
was so widespread.
beckerj[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]omri.cz
It's more widespread even than that. I know a North Carolinian
who says "shtreet".
On Mon, 23 Oct 1995, Tony Vitale wrote:
This palatalization is not restricted to Long Islanders. It's very
prevalent in the Boston area (even among non-Italians) where street -