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A. Maberry maberry at U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Mon Dec 6 06:16:43 UTC 1999

You're right of course. So I distinguish 8 "ough"s not 7. I could see
cough rhyming with slough but that would still leave 8 pronunciations.

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On Sun, 5 Dec 1999, Kim & Rima McKinzey wrote:

> >I...and the ough
> >in "thought" = the the ough in "coughed".
> Surely you don't say either thawft to rhyme with kawft or, conversely, kawt
> to rhyme with thawt...
> Rima

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