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Paddy paddy3118 at googlemail.com
Fri Aug 31 11:19:18 CEST 2007


On Aug 31, 8:47 am, Erik Max Francis <m... at alcyone.com> wrote:
> Hendrik van Rooyen wrote:
> > weird this - maybe a native English speaker can comment -
> > when I pronounce what fishermen do - it rhymes with roll,
> > but when I am talking about the thing that lives under bridges
> > and munches goats, the "O" sound is shorter, and more
> > towards the back of my mouth.
>
> Native English accents vary as well, but _roll_ rhymes with _troll_, not
> _trawl_.  _Trawl_ would rhyme with _fall_, and _fall_ definitely doesn't
> rhyme with _roll_.
>
> --
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I say the 'oll' in troll like the 'ol' in frolic, and pronounce roll
and role similarly.

My accent is probably from the East Midlands of the UK, but is not
pronounced.

- Paddy.




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