Date: Tue, 24 Jan 1995 21:25:05 -0500 From: BARBARA HILL HUDSON Subject: Re: tour, tore The observation made me think about my own pronunciation and I realize that I used to say tour (when living in New Jersey and New York), but I now have to admit that I pronounce the word to rhyme with tore. I wonder if my twelve year stay in Western PA has anything to do with this change? Bhhudson