Where have all the Ts gone in speech?

This new phenomenon is hard for an old man like me to take.

It drives me nuts I found this question after hearing (yet another annoyance of) Kellyanne Conway say “Poo-In” for Putin today. While Putin can easily be mistaken for Poo, it’s her pronunciation of it that’s ridiculous. It might seem lazy when you hear someone dropping that sound, but to me it’s obvious that it took a lot of work for them to speak that way because that’s most certainly not how they learned to speak it in school. if it’s not a speech impediment, it’s an affectation that had to be de

Source: Why have many Americans in the last several years started dropping the pronunciation of the letter ‘t’ in some words? – Quora

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