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Our Southern accent, with its drawling of words and slurring of consonants, our Middle-Western accent, with its stressed articulation of "r's" and its nasalizing tendencies, are instances of this persistence.
Aside from the involuntary nasalizing of all voiced sounds in the speech of those that talk with a nasal twang.
This nasalizing makes them, in fact, distinct elements; and the primary sounds of the language may therefore be reckoned at fourteen.
How rare to hear a speaker avoid the common slurving of ngs by nasalizing them!
N], (S) like French final _m_ or _n_, nasalizing the preceding vowel.