Date: Tue, 12 Dec 1995 02:44:24 CST
From: "Donald M. Lance" ENGDL[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MIZZOU1.MISSOURI.EDU
Subject: Re: can/can't
When international students have asked about American pronunciations of
'can' and 'can't' -- complaining that they don't hear a -t -- I point out
that the vowel in 'can' lasts a little longer than the one in 'can't'.
They find that explanation useful. DMLance