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Re: SoCal vowels (was Re: sending mail to the list)

From:J Matthew Pearson <pearson@...>
Date:Thursday, May 3, 2001, 19:53
SuomenkieliMaa wrote:

> > > I do not agree about the word "soot" > > > though. > > > > What do you mean, "do not agree"? > > Simply that for me, "soot" would be pronounced like > "shoot" - nothing like "cook" or "put" etc...
Really? So "soot" and "suit" are homophones for you? We're talking about the same word, right? I mean "soot" in the sense of that black stuff that builds up in chimneys, which is definitely /sUt/ for me. Matt.