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----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Palmer" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Saturday, January 26, 2002 8:17 PM
Subject: Re: The King of Glottal Stops Reigns Supreme!


> On Saturday, January 26, 2002, at 12:01 , Joe Hill wrote:
>
> > Sorry, you pronounce /r/ after a vowel,  is that unusual.
>
> Not for me.
>
> > I'm from
> > oxfordshire, England. the /p/ is aspirated, the last /t/ is also
> > aspirated,
> > so technically, it's /@p_hAtm@nt_h/, but I decided not to bother with
> > aspirations, because it looks tidier.
>
> Yes, I had tidiness considerations too. :)
>
> > Where are you from?
>
> Lived in Missouri, USA until I was 6, then lived in Minneapolis,
Minnesota,
>   USA until 9 months ago. I don't have the Minnesota accent (as heard in
> the movie *Fargo*--it really is like that) and I don't have the Missouri
> low-caste twang, either. Now I live in San Francisco, and my speech is not
> considered strange.
>
>


I see. My dialect changes /ar/ to /A/.  It's usual in England. my Idiolect
has a habit of changing /t/ to /?/ at the end of words, and after vowels,
though not always.