no rhyme for "castle"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Oct 30 20:37:26 UTC 2011

Famed star Lorraine Bracco clearly pronounced the "t" in "castle"
while introducing the film _The Black Room_ on TNT this week.

That means she can't rhyme it successfully with any single English
word. That could be a problem at some point.

Is the t-full pronunciation widespread?


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