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Re: OT: YAEPT: English low vowels (was briefly: Re: Y/N variants (< OT: English a...

From:Gary Shannon <fiziwig@...>
Date:Friday, December 14, 2007, 0:38
--- "Mark J. Reed" <markjreed@...> wrote:

> As to which vowel I have in "palm", the answer is "none of the above". > For me, "all" words form a lexical set unto themselves: All, awl, > ball, Bali, balm (doesn't rhyme with bomb), bawl, call, calm, caul, > Collie, doll, dolly, fall, folly, gall, golly, hall, holly, jolly, > Kali, lolly, mall, maul, Molly, Nall, pall, palm, Paul, Polly, qualm, > Raleigh, Rawls, solly, tall, trawl, vol, wall, y'all. >
Fascinating. I would put Bali, Kali with bash, cash, satin,... I would put Collie, doll, dolly, golly, holly, jolly, lolly, Molly, Polly, solly, vol with fAther, pAsta, cOtton, ... The rest (along with haul) I would leave together as a set. --gary


ROGER MILLS <rfmilly@...>