RE: UK Conventions

Subject: RE: UK Conventions
From: eric -dot- dunn -at- ca -dot- transport -dot- bombardier -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2004 14:25:56 -0400

bounce-techwr-l-106467 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com wrote on 07/15/2004 10:17:19 AM:
> So British sounds like the silent R's after E's and A's (Robber,
> Darling, Barter = Robba, Dahling, Bahta) and the R sound
> after a final A
> are echoes of that Germanic linguistic heritage. In modern
> German, you
> hear the same phenomenon with these same sound
> combinations (Bier [Beer]
> = Beeah, Martin = Mahtin).

Everything above reads far more like Aussie than Brit. ;)

But then again, which 'Brit'? Cockney, Scot, Irish, London, Edinburgh,
Outer Hebrides? ;)

Eric L. Dunn
Senior Technical Writer


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