Fabio Paolo Barbieri (fpb) wrote in linguaphiles,
Fabio Paolo Barbieri
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T for hard C final

The old gentleman who performs this lively version of a famous march calls it, twice over, "The battle hymn of the Republit" - and no, I did not misspell "Republic". Listen to him:


Is there any possible linguistic reasosn for this strange mispronunciation, or is it just a personal freak?
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