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

Matthew George matt.msg at gmail.com
Wed Sep 23 22:35:15 BST 2020


Americans also consciously attempted to reform spelling and pronunciation
to distinguish themselves from the British post-Revolution.  It's why
'waistcoat' isn't pronounced 'veskit' on this side of the pond.

I further note that the L in milk is pronounced, but not in yolk, which is
homophonous with yoke.  If yok were a word, which to my knowledge it is
not, it would have the back open vowel, the first A in Alderaan.


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