Lynne Murphy lynnem at COGS.SUSX.AC.UK
Wed Apr 17 17:27:58 UTC 2002

--On Wednesday, April 17, 2002 12:57 pm -0400 "Steve Kl."
<stevekl at PANIX.COM> wrote:

> Do you say it like the pear (bosc) or with a long a of paste?

Like the 'a' in 'pasta' or 'wasp'.

I pronounce the pear with an open-o (lax, low-mid, back).


Dr M Lynne Murphy
Lecturer in Linguistics
Acting Director, MA in Applied Linguistics
School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences
University of Sussex
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