Afzal

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Re: Pronunciation of indefinite article “a”  •  April 6, 2014, 4:25am  •  0 vote

"The word 'Alistair' or 'ass' is followed by a consonant and the 'a' is still to be pronounced as in 'pat' - so your 'fact' about 'changes the whole thing followed by a consonant' is bunk, ad hoc asin

Re: Pronunciation of indefinite article “a”  •  April 6, 2014, 3:49am  •  0 vote

As far as I (and God) know Alistair (first letter A pronounced as in 'pat') was born in Salford, Lancashire, UK in 1908 and became a U.S. citizen in 1941. He retained an English accent - an RP accent-

Re: Pronunciation of indefinite article “a”  •  April 3, 2014, 5:31pm  •  0 vote

the pronunciation of the indefinite article 'a' as in 'say' for emphasis is disastrous, decreid by alistair cooke for instance. The emphatic is to be pronounced as in the sound in 'pat'. just as you w