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From:Adrian Morgan <morg0072@...>
Date:Friday, November 3, 2000, 2:54
Irina Rempt wrote:

> When our eldest daughter was learning to write she used > to spell "oog" (eye) correctly, but "oor" (ear) as "ooer" > because she heard the shwa-like glide between the /o/ and > the /r/. We think she should be a phoneticist when she > grows up :-)
Reminds me. When my sister was a preschooler, she'd been told that the letter 'a' was a tadpole-like 'o' with a tail, so she drew it like O~~~~.