coffin pronunciation

Dan Goodman dsgood at IPHOUSE.COM
Sat Mar 15 01:47:14 UTC 2008

Joel S. Berson wrote:
> At 3/14/2008 03:04 PM, Dan Goodman wrote:
>> For me:  "coffin" and "coughin'" have the same first-syllable vowel.
>> "Coffin" and "coughing" do not.
> How do the vowels in the latter two differ for you?  I grew up in New
> York City, and sense some difference in my trying out these words --
> "coughing" with a little more "awe".

The same for me.

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