Eduard Selleslagh edsel at
Fri Aug 13 06:24:20 UTC 1999

At 12:52 11/08/99 -0500, you wrote:

[ moderator snip ]

>	What's the scoop on 'cent' and 'sans'. I thought both were /sa~/

>Rick Mc Callister


'cent' sounds more or less like /si~ng/ and 'sans' like /sa~/ in Quebecois.
Using the standard French pronunciation for 'cent' can cause hilarious
confusion, as happened to me.

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