Sun Mar 12 07:55:04 EST 2006
While we're on the subject of "nor'easters" that should be "naw-theasters":
I'm curious as to how many New England radio and TV personalities still
maintain a regional accent. Eddie Andelman comes to mind, Howie Carr (who
lets a dropped "r" slip through now and then), and Don Kent. Any others? It
used to be common.
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To: "Doug Drown" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Mark Laurence"
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Sent: Sunday, March 12, 2006 1:46 AM
Subject: Re: Pet Peeves
> On 11 Mar 2006 at 13:38, Mark Laurence wrote:
> > The Boston Globe, to their credit, refuses to go along with the
> > "nor'easter" baloney and printed a column analyzing how wrong it is.
> > Just try saying "nor'easter" and you immediately realize that nobody
> > talks like that. Maybe "no'theaser" would be more appropriate.
> On the other hand, the World Science Fiction Convention held in
> Boston in 2004 was called "Noreascon 4." That was because the three
> previous World Science Fiction Conventions held in Boston were
> Noreascon 1, 2, and 3. http://www.boston2004.com
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