Kate Gladstone

Joined: July 6, 2011  (email not validated)

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Re: Pronunciation: aunt  •  September 7, 2011, 7:03pm  •  0 vote

MEP, is what you call a "long a" the sound that IPA represents as /e:/? I want to know, before I look for other words besides "gauge" that use "au" tomspell that sound. (And what's imagined to be part

Re: Pronunciation: aunt  •  July 19, 2011, 11:19am  •  3 votes

I'm also wondering if you pronounce the consonant L in "folk," "talk," and "calf." Doubtless you —like the rest of us — have never bothered about the B in "doubt" and the P in "receipt" ... not to men

Re: Pronunciation: aunt  •  July 19, 2011, 10:43am  •  3 votes

Re "If the U wasn't to be pronounced, then it wouldn't be in the word" — do you pronounce the K in "knit," the L in "colonel," the P in "pychology," the H in "chorus," and the GH in "through"? If you

Re: Pronunciation: aunt  •  July 9, 2011, 4:22pm  •  0 vote

A "long A"? To Americans, the term "long vowel" denotess "the sound which is the name of that vowel-letter" e.g., "long A" is the vowel-sound in "ape, May, steak," and so on.

Re: Pronunciation: aunt  •  July 6, 2011, 10:52pm  •  2 votes

Let Shakespeare settle the issue: "The lark, that tirra-lira chants — With hey, with hey, the thrush and the jay — Are summer songs for me and my aunts While we lie tumbling in