Cold Mountain

Natalie Maynor maynor at CS.MSSTATE.EDU
Fri Nov 12 23:01:38 UTC 1999

Beverly said:
>   I learned something from your comment though:  I
> didn't realize the Southern monophthong 'I' is [a] and not the low back
> 'script a'!  I'll listen more carefully next time ([tam], right?)!

I just remembered that I've had a sample of a monophthongal "I" on my
web page for ages.  I think this is the right file:
If that doesn't work, go to and click
on something like "a genuine monophthongal [aI] for curious yankees."
   --Natalie Maynor (maynor at

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