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Re: Pronounciations and spellings

To: David Breneman <>
Subject: Re: Pronounciations and spellings
From: Bill Saidel <>
Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2005 08:39:09 -0400 (EDT)
On the other hand, coming from Boston originally, I pronounce it Tunnow
with the accent on the o.

Too bad the word has no r's to ignore.

Bill Saidel

Wed, 27 Jul 2005, David Breneman wrote:

> --- Dave Wood <> wrote:
> > Yes David, it's only you and your Washington accent!
> Linguists tell us that the only thing constituting a
> Washington accent is the proclivity to pronounce T's
> in the middle of words as D's.  ie. Seadle, seddle,
> Bridish, pidiful, midigate, etc.  Anything else is
> just others judging us against their own accents.  :-)
> Anybody saying SeaTle is as conspicuous as someone
> saying Spokain or Oraygone.
> David Breneman

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