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« on: March 15, 2015, 14:39 »
What is the origin of -p in these? :what:

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« Reply #3on: March 15, 2015, 15:45 »
Everybody acquainted with colloquial English knows that Yes has alternations in pronunciation: it may lose its final and add a centralizing offglide to become Yeah, and it may pick up an alternative final consonant, an unreleased [p] (simulating the sudden closure of the lips at the end of the utterance), to make Yep.


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«Сто одёжек, все без застёжек» — что это?: