Date: Fri, 13 Oct 1995 08:08:06 -0400 From: Wayne Glowka Subject: Re: mrs/miz'/gazz /mIzrIz/ is alive and well. One of my white upper-level English grammar students in her mid- to late twenties from a small town south of Macon tells me that this pronunciation is the only pronunciation that she and her family knows. She thought everybody else was saying /mIzrIz/. Wayne Glowka Professor of English Director of Research and Graduate Student Services Georgia College Milledgeville, GA 31061 912-453-4222 wglowka[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]