Some articles on local pronunciation, local, pronunciation, locals:
... Local residents with few exceptions use or as a preferred pronunciation for these rivers ...
... car race-track town of Mallala, South Australia, pronounced /ˈmælələ/ (MAL-ə-lə) by locals, is often pronounced /məˈlælə/ (mə-LAL-ə) by interstate TV commentators ... Local pronunciation of aboriginal names in different states often confounds non-locals throughout Australia ... Manuka, Australian Capital Territory Local pronunciation is /ˈmɑːnəkɑː/ (MAH-nə-kah) with initial stress new arrivals can be identified by the pronunciation /məˈnuːkə/ with emphasis on the ...
Famous quotes containing the word local:
“Back now to autumn, leaving the ended husk
Of summer that brought them here for Show Saturday
The men with hunters, dog-breeding wool-defined women,
Children all saddle-swank, mugfaced middleaged wives
Glaring at jellies, husbands on leave from the garden
Watchful as weasels, car-tuning curt-haired sons
Back now, all of them, to their local lives....”
—Philip Larkin (19221986)