[mythtv-users] British vs. American English (was MythTVrequires a better name)
ian at duckland.org
Mon Sep 24 00:39:55 UTC 2007
On Sun, 2007-09-23 at 20:01 -0400, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 21, 2007 at 11:09:45AM -0400, joe.white at wachovia.com wrote:
> > Unlike "isn't", "amn't" doesn't roll off the tongue with any more ease than
> > "am not". Probably because the mouth position for the ending m and
> > beginning n are so close.
> Actually it's because you have to open your lips and push your tongue
> up to the roof of your mouth simultaneously; it's a non-trivial
> manoeuvre to perform.
> (Did I spell that right, British Guys? :-)
-I (A British Guy)
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