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Patrick McCarthy <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 23 Dec 1999 11:16:48 -0800
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Date: Wed, 22 Dec 1999 15:03:25 -0600
From: James Rogers <[log in to unmask]>
To: Charles Dickens Forum <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: "Boz" and "Because"

At 10:33 AM 12/22/99 -0800, you wrote:
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>Date: Tue, 21 Dec 1999 13:46:27 -0600
>From: John Stoler <[log in to unmask]>
>To: 'Charles Dickens Forum' <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: RE: More on Pronouncing "Boz"
>I have never heard anyone pronounce "because" to rhyme with "buzz."
>Everyone I know, and I have lived all over the U.S., pronounces "because" to
>rhyme with "pause."
   Down hyar in George W. Bush land, "because" goes "becuzz". Which has
nuttin to do with "Boz", but still.