Padraic Brown wrote:

> I think I may have heard dex a time or two, come to think of it.

Dillard says the AAVE form of "desk" is /dEs/, pl. [log in to unmask]
/&ks/ is kind of anomalous for AAVE anyway,
in that it goes against the usual tendency
to simplify final consonant clusters.

I myself say /&st/ for "asked", BTW.


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Denn er genoss vom Honig-Tau,           ||
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