Date: Wed, 20 Sep 1995 08:55:15 -0400 From: Wayne Glowka Subject: Re: Pulitzer Prze >Did someone already ask this? > >Are pyulitzer people also kyupon people? And, pulitzer people ku-? > >I think I was a pulitzer/kup)n, and now I'm a pyu/kyu- >And I'm beginning to suspect that I palatalized "coupon" (a word >I rarely say, and haven't heard much) when I moved to a kyu >- area, >and have dragged the pulitzer prize along with it. > >A student corrected my "between you and me" yesterday. "I guess you >were being informal" he said. >How widespread is "PREP PRO CONJ I"? > >beth I'm generally not a palatalizer, but coupon is a big exception in my pattern. 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]