[Ads-l] "almond" [' ɔːmənd]

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed May 25 20:36:28 EDT 2016

On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 12:43 PM, Mark Mandel <thnidu at gmail.com> wrote:

> I think, [æl].

That version exists, all right. Apparently, you haven't heard [æːmən(d)],
yet. That gave me such a turn!

After pondering it a while, I've assumed that _salmon_ is the model.
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come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
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