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Re: [x] in English?

From:Daniel Andreasson <noldo@...>
Date:Saturday, October 2, 1999, 21:11
> Raymond A. Brown wrote: > > But I'm puzzled by the vowel in Daniel's example. In Liverpool, as > > generally in the north of England, people normally have [a] as =
"short a";
> > [&] is very much a southern phenomenon >=20 > Well, [a] and [&] are pretty close in sound, I frequently get 'em > confused myself.
Sorry 'bout that. What I meant to write was: "[b&x] *or rather [bax]*". I don't know why I didn't. So as usual, Ray's explanation is - besides being excellent - most probably=20 the right one. Thanks. Daniel