Re: Hear Me! Hear Me!
|From:||Jake X <alwaysawake247@...>|
|Date:||Monday, June 24, 2002, 22:53|
>Whereas for me they don't, and both variants are common. Presumably
>for you, "holy" and "wholly" sound identical? For me they are [h8u-li]
>and [hOuli] respectively.They're the same for me, I think, except I might pronounce the double l in
the second word longer. (as I do when the last letter of the root is the
same as the first of the suffix.) So I guess I pronounce wholly like
whole-ly, in other words rhyming with |solely| ,whose spelling more
correctly matches my pronunciation.
> > Also, is the vowel in 'school' for you more like a long version of 'put'
> > or the vowel of 'moot'? (For me, the former.)Definately moot, though I'd say that moot is tighter for me than school,
which leans towards a dipthong.
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