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Ray Brown wrote at 2004-04-09 18:49:56 (+0100)
 > On Friday, April 9, 2004, at 01:25 AM, Tim May wrote:
 > [snip]
 > > A final /D/ after a short vowel is extremely unusual in English and
 > > the natural pronunciation of |eth| is surely /ET/.
 >
 > Eh? 'with' /wID/ seems _very_ common and usual to me. /wIT/ I've
 > encountered only in Scots English. Certainly in southern England &
 > Wales it's /wiD/ and IME this pronunciation is pretty common in
 > other anglophone areas.

Yes, of course.  I'm aware of "with", and I pronounce it as you do.
What I meant by "unusual" is that it's the only example I can think
of.  The point I was trying to make is that there's no orthographic
convention to represent final /D/ in these situations; <with> is the
exception, and is presumably able to survive as such precisely because
it's a common word.