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On Friday, November 12, 2004, at 05:02 , John Cowan wrote:

> 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.

Glad to know it.  I have never actually heard it - but it is nice to learn
that it still persists.

Ray
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