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Don't you think though, netweaver - 09/04/2004 12:13:24 PM

that it is a matter of personal opinion how 'retarded' someone's accent sounds, or how retarded particular features of their speech sound)?

What exactly makes 'pacifically' a pronounciation inherently inferior to 'specifically'?
It becomes a homophone admittedly, but the context should make it clear which is being used, as with most homophone pairs. Additionally, the same reasoning could lead to labelling the pronounciation of 'witch' and 'which' as ,moronic, as they are distinguished by some speakers.
I am not saying that your problem with this pronounciation is the homophony - it may not be. I am curious though, as to what your reasoning is. The homophony was just my first thought.


~netweaver~




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