They used to tell us to say creek, but we always said crick. I hear some people say
Seems I hear a lot of people say melk for milk. And some even say chohldren for children.
And then there are the people (somehow I always think of them as being from Texas) who say
And I recently heard someone say
And let's not get into grammar. How do you explain to a Frenchman, earnest student of English fresh off the jetliner from Paris, that out here in the heartland, it's not we haven't been going, but rather we ain't been goin'.
And please note, out here "been" is pronounced "ben," and neither "bean" (either British or else hoity-toity) nor (never heard it except in a grammar book) "bin."