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Re: ...not what I mean (fwd)

From:andrew <hobbit@...>
Date:Saturday, September 25, 1999, 2:33
On Fri, 24 Sep 1999, Matt Pearson wrote:

> >Obviously they don't distinguish [w] and [hw]. > > And they must have the same vowel in both words. I actually have > different vowels in "what" and "Watt". "What" rhymes with "nut", > while "Watt" rhymes with "not". >
My dialect would pronounce both as "wot" - andrew. -- Andrew Smith, Intheologus Giles: Honestly, Buffy. You order these products, practice with them for a morning and then cast them aside in favour of a piece of kindling. When's the last time you used your hippe? - Buffy the Vampire Slayer #3, Dark Horse Comics.