What speak ye, friends? What is all this tumultuous phonetic pronunciation of "girl" as "gurl“? It is incredible; this style has dominated your speech like ferment. In your morbid craving to acquire American way of English speech, have you not surrogate the beauty of the accent of your Yoruba, Igbo, Hausa, Ibibio, Fulani et al? He who thinks more deeply will not be satisfied with all the loquacious pomposity of English speech, as an excuse to surrogate his africanness. No matter how fluently you might have mastered your American speech, you should remember, an angenegbode would always be an angenegbode, irrespective of any mouth contortion, nose distortion or American speech acquisition. So, it is enough time we disuse illogical fenetics. All hail AFRICANS.
(re-edited from my earlier post: "Thread Of Fenetics among Nigerian-Americans)