Re: Orthography Question)
|From:||Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, November 19, 1998, 4:21|
On Wed, 18 Nov 1998 12:42:56 +0100 Joshua Shinavier
>> Actually, over here in my "subdialect"/accent of American English,
>> and "and" are pronounced [E@S] and [E@nd], where [E@] is the same
>> diphthong as in "bale" and "bear".
>And where are you? Myself, I say [ES] and [End] whenever I can get
>with it, but I guess my pronunciation doesn't count :-)
I'm in Brooklyn. I've also lived out on Long Island, but that was almost
ten years ago.
>> I've never been satisfied with the [E@] representation....it's
>> sounded to me like it starts higher up in the mouth than [E], closer
>Agreed. I say [eI].
Hmm...to me it seems that the sound goes down....[e@] i guess. But
that's probably just another accent difference, i think i've heard people
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