Date: Fri, 8 Dec 1995 07:59:24 -0700 From: Bruce Gelder Subject: Re: can/can't I pronounce "can" > as /kaen/ - (the vowel is an "ash") and "can't" as /ke:nt/. For whatever it's worth (not much, I imagine, but I thought I'd pass it along anyway), yesterday my five-year-old daughter, who's gotten pretty good at correlating sounds to letters, wrote the word "can," sounding it out for herself, as "kean." We live near Salt Lake City. Bruce Gelder