Erik Max Francis
max at alcyone.com
Fri Aug 31 09:47:36 CEST 2007
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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