Date: Thu, 7 Sep 1995 17:13:46 -0400 From: "Aaron E. Drews" Subject: Re: /a:I/ vs. /[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]I/ Walking down the street one day, I discovered this [ai] vs [[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]i] phenomenon in myself. I'm from LA, and this is a feature I had *before* being influenced by the Scots and the English of Edinburgh Univ. It was only enhanced there, due mostly to the Scots.