[LMB] OT: Pronunciation of Megaera
ed at edburkhead.com
Wed Jun 23 16:54:11 BST 2010
> > Examples [of diphthongs]: aerobatic or aerodrome or air
> I don't believe I've ever noticed anybody saying one of those example
> words with two different sounds in the diphthong.
True. We mostly speak sloppily.
I remember when our high school class was gently and humorously reprimanded
by the English teacher for pronouncing the name of our town "Indanola"
instead of "Indianola."
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