Matthew Gordon gordonmj at MISSOURI.EDU
Thu Sep 20 17:08:08 UTC 2007

Do all of you who distinguish /a/ and 'open o' (cot vs. caught) have the
former vowel in 'sophomore'? I'd expect some speakers to have 'open o' here
by analogy to other pre-/f/ words (e.g. off, soft).


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