The Ame 'O' Sound
I've noticed on American-oriented dictionaries/wordlists dotted about the WWW that...
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It Took 20 Yrs But...
OK, it took 20 years, but today I had a revelation. The fact that it took 20 yrs...
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Pooberty
I just heard Scott Simon (obTWIAVBP: American radio host) say "puberty" as POOberty...
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Pronunciation Of "Robin Hood"
I happened to catch an old Warner Bros. cartoon, from the 'Forties I'm guessing,...
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John Kerry's Pronunciation Of "America...
I've heard John Kerry pronounce the word "America" (a'm3:rik&) (& ==> schwa),...
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Some Words That I Need Help To Pronounce...
Hi everyone, I've studied American English with some audio books and I learnt some...
Eye-Talian
I heard someone pronounce the word "Italian" like "eye-talian". I couldn't figure...
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Vacuum
How many syllables in vacuum? I'm watching a Hitchcock episode from 1956 and I wonder...
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Is There A Short Vowel /I/ In American...
By this short vowel /I/, I mean the vowel in words like hit, it, and bit. Formerly...
The Clerk Test Of Ex-Pat Pronunciations
I went to the British Library today, and whilst waiting out the front of Waterloo...
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Three Questions Concerning Pronunciation
1) I've heard Gwyneth Paltrow's surname pronounced "pal-trow" by AmEngspeakers, and...
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Long Vowel Before "Ll"
When Halley's Comet came around a while back, the newspapers took the trouble to...
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American Surname Pronunciation Guide ...
This page [link] does not seem to have been mentioned in the NG (according to Mr...
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"T" Pronunciation?
Hello I would like to know how do you, preferably, americans pronounce the "T" in...
Ordinarily, Temporarily, Momentarily
I am somewhat confused about the proper British pronunciation of words like "ordinarily...
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Yahoo
Long before Yahoo.com existed, yahoo was a fairly common derogatory in American...
What Should We Teach: American English...
Hi All, So many students in my groups have an American pronunciation of lots of words...
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Phonetic Systems...
the IPA phonetics symbols seems popular on the web. However, most dictionaries don...
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Amercian Pronunication Of Heintje?
How do you pronounce this name from Holland: Heintje? Is the American pronunciation...
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How To Pronounce The Alphabet
In this video Rachel helps you with the American pronunciation of the alphabet....