RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Wed Apr 1 14:39:51 UTC 2009

In a message dated 4/1/09 9:15:52 AM, db.list at PMPKN.NET writes:

> In my observation, "natural pronunciation" usually means "the way *i*'d
> intuit it".

That's why I said "seems unnatural to me" to pronounce "Labov" with a final
stressed /o/.

We all know that "Bucket" can be pronounced as a homonym of "bouquet"

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