Date: Mon, 6 Mar 1995 08:37:43 -0400
From: "E. Wayles Browne" ewb2[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]CORNELL.EDU
Subject: Re: AWFUL OFFAL
I was browsing a book for reading teachers the other day and it
contained a list of homophones. Among them was the set of words
"awful" and "offal."
They're homophonous for me--a speaker from the Boston area. They
have a low back rounded vowel.
Wayles Browne, Assoc. Prof. of Linguistics
Dept. of Modern Languages and Linguistics, Morrill Hall
Ithaca, New York 14853, U.S.A.
tel. 607-255-0712 (o), 607-273-3009 (h)
e-mail ewb2[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]cornell.edu (1989 to 1993 was: jn5j[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]cornella.bitnet //
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