Philip Newton (pne) wrote,
Philip Newton
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Rhottic vs. Rhoatic speech

So... "rhotic" has the GOAT vowel ("rhoatic")? Why'd nobody ever tell me?

(Prompted by the 2 September entry of John Wells's phonetic blog.)

I suppose that's yet another word that I mispronounce because I've only seen it in writing.

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