forehead: the little girl with a litt le curl right in the middle  of hers

RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Fri Apr 4 18:10:31 UTC 2008

Oh, my, lets not have people start yelling again about a/o merger. I have 
/forId/ and /horId/, where /o/ varies between [o] (as in BOUGHT) and [ow] (as in 
BOAT) in both cases. No doubt the truespel guy will count me among the saints 
for rounding my lips in both cases (and prononcing the /h/). Or maybe not, 
since I am a free-variation kind of guy with respect to how tense the 
lip-rounding is, and how high my tongue will be in any given production.

In a message dated 4/4/08 2:02:08 PM, wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM writes:

> Sorry, Ron. It's gotta be  /'farId/  to rhyme with "horrid."
>   Someone once averred to me that "fore-head" amd "horrid" don't rhyme at 
> all.  Well, duhhhh!  Not for that kind of individual!
>   JL

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