pom / palm

Anne Gilbert avgilbert at PRODIGY.NET
Sat Jul 13 02:25:41 UTC 2002


> I suspect that pom/palm (like, for me, bomb/[Italian] balm) is a pair
> differentiated solely by length.  I have [bam] / [ba:m] in the second pair
> cited.
That sounds like "amond/almond" to me.  At least it follows the same
principle.  And I say "almond" the same way I say "palm"(like "pom").
Anne G

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