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Re: Sorting out those phonetics

From:Eric Christopherson <raccoon@...>
Date:Thursday, May 25, 2000, 8:08
At 11:21 PM 5/19/2000, John Cowan wrote:
>Adrian Morgan wrote: > > Nor > > have I grasped [E] and how it differs from [e]. > >It's lower than [I] and is the American vowel in "sit".
In some dialects, yes, but to me <sit> is [sIt] and <set> is [sEt]. Eric Christopherson / *Aiworegs Ghristobhorosyo