Wednesday, 2 November 2011

a tap in a penny

This is an open call to my friendly followers who are native speakers of American English. Those of you who say [beɾi] for Betty, [beɾɪŋ] for bedding, or [leɾɚ] for letter, do you also say [pẽɾ̃i] for penny? In other words: Do you tap the /n/?

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  1. aɪ ʃ θɪŋʔ mɛɾ̃i pipl du ðaʔ — ɪŋ kaʒl staɪlz

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