sertrel (sertrel) wrote in linguaphiles,

mishearing and vowel shift

In a meeting, I misheard "spin plan" when what was actually said was "spend plan". I tried to find information on the dialects of American English where such a vowel shift occurs, but having never had any phonological training, I have trouble understanding the IPA descriptions of the various vowel shifts. So my question to the community is in what dialects might have this sort of shift as a feature?

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