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Chapter 11 Two Kinds of BATH

  • Geoff Lindsey
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Abstract

A number of words have the PALM vowel in the south of England, but the TRAP vowel in the north of England and in North America. The TRAP pronunciations were not acceptable as RP, but today they’re a standard variant.

Keywords

BATH broadening PALM vowel START vowel TRAP vowel Accents 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Geoff Lindsey
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  1. 1.LinguisticsUniversity College LondonLondonUK

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