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Dialect Survey Results

In Ramblings on April 19, 2006 by Cody McComas

The final vowel in “Monday,” “Friday,” etc.

a. [e:] as in “say” (86.78%)

b. [i:] as in “see” (4.69%)

c. I use [e:] with the words in isolation, but [i:] in compounds (such as “Sunday school”) (6.12%)

d. other (e.g. do you use one vowel in some day names, and another in the other names?) (2.40%)

click here for the maps (link).

and here for a bunch more (link).

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