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Jesse S.Bangs wrote:


>Yoon Ha Lee sikayal:
>
>> > Aspirated stops distinct from unaspirated stops
>> > Rounded front vowels
>> > Unrounded back vowels
>> > The phones [T] and [D]
>> > The trilled /r/
>> > The untrilled American English /r/
>>

My bugaboos:  uvular trill, and tones.
>
>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>


West Coast dialect, principally.  But I'd have to hear it to believe it.
Coat/caught?
low/law? sow, sew/saw? row/raw?