Re: YAEPT (< French)
|From:||Roger Mills <romiltz@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, February 8, 2009, 17:40|
Various people commented:
--- On Wed, 2/4/09, <deinx nxtxr> <deinx.nxtxr@...> wrote:
> > <romiltz@...> wrote:
> > > Ah yes, same here. Some people also vary
> "root" [rUt ~ rut] but I
> > > think that may be regional usage ([rut])
> conflicting with
> > more "standard" [rUt].
> > I didn't know [rUt] was considered the more
> > pronunciation of "root". It's
> definitely [rut] around here.
> [rut] for me too. "route" and variants are
> definitely [raUt], except maybe
> for the famous song "Route 66".
On due consideration, perhaps I was being Midwest-o-centric...? It's likely [rut]
is more widespread than Midwest [rUt].