Date: Sun, 22 Oct 1995 11:54:12 -0400 From: SETH SKLAREY Subject: Re: Drawrings New Yorkers have added R's that were lost by Bostonians. Seth Sklarey > My business partner is an art therapist; when she gets an art therapy >group together, she has us do "drawrings." The only other time I've heard >of this pronunciation(and she has other linguistic ideosyncrasies that the >locals here have a hard time understanding)is on a Saturday Night Live >sketch about a little British boy named Simon who "likes to do drawrings." >My business partner lived in NYC for the first forty-odd years of her life, >and has since lived in Seattle and several locations in Arizona before com- >ing to Vermont. Any idea if this is a regional idiosyncracy from anywhere, >or is it just her? > >