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Linguistic Terminology)

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Thursday, January 7, 1999, 4:46
On Wed, 6 Jan 1999 18:27:40 -0600 Tom Wier <artabanos@...>
> one of >the reasons why Brits tend to go for /&/ rather than more /a/-like >vowels >when borrowing words with /a/, while Americans tend to go for /A/ or >something >like that, because British /&/ is actually closer to that than the >American /&/ (which >in many cases is actually fronter and higher than /E/, phonologically >speaking
Just to mention, my variety of American English doesn't have an /A/ ...... i had no idea what one was until my brother demonstrated it for me. -Stephen (Steg) ___________________________________________________________________ You don't need to buy Internet access to use free Internet e-mail. Get completely free e-mail from Juno at or call Juno at (800) 654-JUNO [654-5866]