Date: Mon, 6 Mar 1995 08:00:50 -0800 From: Arnold Zwicky Subject: Re: AWFUL OFFAL they will also be homophonous for the many millions of american speakers (including most of my undergraduate students at ohio state and most young people out here on the left coast) who have [a] in DAWN/DON, HAWK/HOCK, SHAW/SHAH, etc. arnold (whose DARE is in ohio, but who thinks that the pronunciation guide in volume 1 describes this merger in some detail)