Re: OT: whore/poor (Was: Re: OT: My wedding pictures)
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, August 7, 2003, 2:52|
Tim May scripsit:
> It rhymes in my version of RP, too - [hO:] vs [pO:], I think. (One
> point where I diverge from the designations in my dictionary, which
> gives "poor" as the example for /U@/).
A recent sound change in RP (say, over the last 50 years or so).
> It scans rather nicely, as well.
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