On names, changing them, and pronunciation

Otter Perry ottertee at earthlink.net
Thu Mar 13 19:38:09 EST 2003

johanna wrote:

> Do people pronounce "Carrie" & "Kerry" the same as well? That's another
> thing I've run into occasionally & steadfastly refuse to do. It's those
> obnoxious NY "a" sounds again.

I don't, but then, we seem to be as one in these matters.  However, I
would never describe my accent as containing any obnoxious NY "a" sounds.
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