Pompted by: ‘For example, “metal” is pronounced [mɛɾl]; “batter” sounds like [‘bæ.ɾɚ]. (More precisely, both /t/ and /d/ are pronounced as the alveolar tap [ɾ].)’
Heavy Alveoler Tap Three-Chord Riff
lie on the
an outline pencil
but bright within
My thanks to IT and Rupert for posting this poem, which you can read here: https://internationaltimes.it/language-abused/
The kind of abusive rhetoric referenced in generic terms is international, but this poem is reflecting specifically on its use in the UK.
(Image by artist and photographer Nick Dormand)