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> Heh.  I admit that I cannot understand why some people find this sound
> difficult.  I have never had any difficulty at all with the trill, and
> used it as a child when I was playing around, long before I knew that it
> was actually used in language.  But I know several people that still are
> completely incapable of it, which mystifies me.
>
> There are other oddities, too, in people's phonetic ability.  I can
> pronounce the rounded front vowels without too much difficulty, but I
> can't distinguish [o] from [C].  My friend can do those two, but cannot
> hear or pronounce rounded front vowels!  And we're all native English
> speakers!  (Actually, YHL speaks Korean, but evidently Korean doesn't
> include a trill).
>


Hehe...I learned to trill properly through some rather helpful tips obtained
from the members of this list. Just as well, because I'm learning Italian at
the moment...:P

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