Hendrik van Rooyen
mail at microcorp.co.za
Sat Sep 1 08:28:21 CEST 2007
"Erik Max Francis" <ma...e.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_.
I did not mean using a net to scour the seabed - Trawl,
I meant using a spoon to see what you can induce to strike - Troll
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