sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Sun Jun 23 15:53:38 UTC 2002
>Roly Sussex writes:
>I am trying to check if the root/raut pronunciation of "route" lines
>up with the Mason-Dixon Line. Is this correct?
I grew up in Nebraska, saying "root" because my family did, but most of
our neighbors said "raut."
I'm assuming you mean root with the vowel of *food.* For me it (like
roof) also has a choice: as either that of * food* or of *good.* (I can
say either in both cases.)
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