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From: Urban Lindqvist
To: phoNet@egroups.com
Sent: Sunday, May 21, 2000 12:26 PM
Subject: [phoNet] SV: Trivia

... And talking of famous phoneticians, Gimson can be pronounced in two ways. THE Prof. Gimson of London pronounced his name with [g], but many people say "Jimson" or "Jim... Gim... I mean... uh... Jimson" when referring to him.
(As regards Trudgill, I'd never considered any other possibility. But then I'm not a native speaker ...)