sagehen sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Tue Aug 9 15:10:23 UTC 2005

>In St. Louis - well, during my childhood and youth there in the '40's,
>the '50's, and the early '60's, at least - "shone" was pronounced
>-Wilson Gray
If that /O/ is the o of "hot", this pronunciation seems to be standard in
Canadian English.  I assume a UK effect.
My own "shone" rhymes with "phone."

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