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Tom Zurinskas truespel at HOTMAIL.COM
Sat Jun 18 15:32:44 UTC 2016


On the cot/caught merger.If linguists are FOR clear communication, why would they not mind the replacement of the "awe" sound  by the "ah" in all words for certain dialects leading to less clear communication?

Tom Zurinskas,  Originally SWConn 20 yrs,  college Tenn 3,  work NJ  33,  now FL 14.truespel phonetics free converter and  tutorials - http://truespel.com 


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