[Ads-l] arrow-space

Chris Waigl chris at LASCRIBE.NET
Sun Aug 6 19:20:06 UTC 2017

Agreed. IOW, arrow has the marry vowel while aero has the Mary vowel.

On 8/6/17 10:17 AM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
> "Arrow" rhymes with "sparrow," "marrow," and "harrow," but "aero" rhymes
> with the local pronunciation of "Cairo," Illinois. Or "pair o'," as in
> "pair o' words that rhyme."
> At least for me.
> JL

Chris Waigl

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