Tom Zurinskas truespel at HOTMAIL.COM
Mon Jan 28 16:08:47 UTC 2008 has ~glaas for "gloss" and ~baas for "boss".  For "awe" the lady speaker says "ah", even though the notation says ~au .  This is "awe-dropping" where it shouldn't be. is a great resource.  It should go with majority pronunciation on these words.

Main Entry: 1awe
Pronunciation: \ˈȯ\

Main Entry: 1gloss
Pronunciation: \ˈgläs, ˈglȯs\

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> Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 09:15:20 -0500
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> Subject: Re: isoglosses for hw/w
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