Date: Tue, 24 Oct 1995 22:47:34 -0700
From: Dan Moonhawk Alford dalford[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]S1.CSUHAYWARD.EDU
Subject: Re: skraw/skring
My internet research showed that it has been prevalent in the English
spoken in Hawaii for a long time, and has been for also a long time one
of the hot topics in Accent Reduction courses in New Jersey.
On Mon, 23 Oct 1995, Peter McGraw wrote:
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 -