Re: CHAT: [O]
|From:||H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@...>|
|Date:||Friday, November 3, 2000, 16:16|
On Fri, Nov 03, 2000 at 07:51:59AM -0600, Danny Wier wrote:
> I've also heard, this time in "Middle American" (the kind of English you
> hear on national TV and radio), a rounding of the vowel in "stop", thus
> [stQp] (not quite [stOp]), instead of the expected [stAp].
> Is this a new trend in American pronunciation? A sign of unification
> between the Englishes of the world?[snip]
I have no idea... but this kind of vowel rounding sounds British to me.