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Ray Brown scripsit:

> >I also thought some Scottish dialects pronounced it as some f-like sound
> >(probably [P] ... I mean,
>
> In fact it was [f]. It persisted in some areas at least till the early
> part of 20th century. I suspect it has died out now.

Not according to various Scots dialectology sites.

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