How is that even possible!?

Mishearings are often very surprising! But even so, there’s often a perfectly logical explanation. In this case, the speaker does the following:

  1. drops the /h/ in her and handbag
  2. links the /r/ at the end of her to the start of handbag
  3. drops the /d/ in handbag
  4. changes the /n/ to /m/ in handbag because of the /b/ that comes after it
  5. devoices the final /g/ in handbag so that it becomes /k/


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