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Frank George Valoczy wrote:
>
> On Sun, 8 Apr 2001, John Cowan wrote:
>
> > Robert Hailman scripsit:
> >
> > > "Canadian English" again. It's all nonsense, I say. There is no one
> > > "Canadian" English, as much as there isn't one "American" English, or as
> > > much as every person in Britain doesn't speak RP. I speak English very
> > > differently from someone out East, or someone in the praries. So the
> > > phrase "Canadian English" really does offend my sensibilities. Just a
> > > pet peeve of mine.
>
> Indeed...I think I'm the only one out west who says [ajdi:] for "idea"

I can't say I've ever heard it pronounced like that. [ajdiV] for me.

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Robert