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Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
20-Jul-12 - 04:00 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Ballad of the Bolivar (Kipling)
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Ballad of the Bolivar (Kipling)
sciencegeek should note that nearly all of the regional American pronunciations hark back to uses brought to North America by the early colonists from UK and Irish areas.
"Warsh" for wash is one example, generally considered to be Scotch-Irish in origin.
One reference: