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Schwas in America

From:Emily Zilch <emily0@...>
Date:Tuesday, June 8, 2004, 2:02
{ Andreas Johansson }

"I'm afraid I've got a schwa in the first syllable of 'America' (when
speaking English) [snip]"

to tie off this snarky flamebait, let me note that many people have a
schwa in BOTH [a]s of "America" when speaking English, or even have
only one ("Merr'cuh").



Sally Caves <scaves@...>
Stephen Mulraney <ataltanie@...>
Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>