Fwd: Truespel Analysis of USA English - Book One

Jim Parish jparish at SIUE.EDU
Tue Aug 10 14:31:36 UTC 2004

Matthew J. Gordon wrote:
> Interestingly, the archaic distinction between "w" and "wh" (e.g. witch =
> vs. which) is not preserved in this system but the archaic distinction =
> between "short o" and "open o" (e.g. cot vs. caught) is maintained.

Fine with me; my speech preserves the latter distinction, but not
(usually) the former.

Jim Parish

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