Quote Originally Posted by Joe Rodrigues View Post
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First, at the end of a word in an unstressed syllable, like "happy". In BrE and sometimes in New England dialects, we say /ɪ/, otherwise it's /i/.

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That is, in bad imitations of English speakers in films about the Second World War.

In extreme RP - something that is rarely heard today - both imposts ('taxes') and private hire cars ('taxis') were /tksɪz/, but for most BNrE speakers today 'taxis' are either /tksiz/ or /tksi:z/.

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