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".

Peter McGraw

Linfield College

McMinnville, OR

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 -