/bolth/ for both

sagehen sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Wed Apr 6 22:53:45 UTC 2005

Fritz J writes:
>I have [ae] in hat, bat, cat, mat, hatch, match, latch, but [E] in catch.
>So, it's not a good word to use for [ae].<
I don't know why "catch" came to mind when I wanted to illustrate /ae/,
rather than "hat" &c.  Anyway, for me the vowel is the same.
[It would be useful for an ASCI-compatible  set of  vowel-sound spellings to be
put out on the list.]
A. Murie

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