pom / palm

Mark A Mandel mam at THEWORLD.COM
Sat Jul 13 12:16:23 UTC 2002

On Fri, 12 Jul 2002, Anne Gilbert wrote:

#> 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").

What is "amond" with no written "l"?

-- Mark A. Mandel

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