[LMB] OT: More words that I HATE!!

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Wed Sep 23 22:23:01 BST 2020



> On Sep 23, 2020, at 9:26 AM, Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
> 
>> I am not looking; I am listening. The OED, which you do have to pay for,
>> includes sound examples of U.K. and American pronunciations of its
>> words, and you can hear the 'l' in each case.
> 
> You *don't* have to pay for the OED if you're a member of most UK
> libraries, which have a group account.  As it doesn't cost to join a
> library, it's a no-brainer for UK folk (not fok).

I’ve got the 2-volume set with a magnifying glass, but I’ve never been good at understanding how dictionary phonetic spelling works.


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