Re: YAEPT: L[a]unt?
|From:||Michael Poxon <mike@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, April 22, 2008, 7:55|
No, as a native BrE speaker, that makes no sense to me either. I used to
have a girlfriend who lived in a village called Poringland (where very
little happened) and locals were forever adding another loop to the "P" in
the village sign.
> "One suggestion is to change it to Launt which would be pronounced the
> same. "
> It would? Really? And how is that, exactly?
> I would pronounce "Lunt" as /lVnt/, /lUnt/, or /lunt/. I'd pronounce
> "Launt" as /lOnt/ or /launt/. I can't come up with any pronunciation
> that makes sense for both spellings...