No more the "awe" sound in USA

Tom Zurinskas truespel at HOTMAIL.COM
Tue Jun 18 02:46:11 UTC 2013

And so it has come to pass that we are being taught (tot) to awe-drop as the standard for US accent.  The sound "awe" exists no more.

In the link below Rachel mispronounces the words "jaw" and "coffee" for USA accent by using "ah" instead of "awe".  She is an awe-dropper, a huge trend in USA, which I oppose.

Tom Zurinskas, Conn 20 yrs, Tenn 3, NJ 33, now Fl 9.
See how English spelling links to sounds at

The American Dialect Society -

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