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From: "Thomas R. Wier" <[log in to unmask]>
> > > > I agree. Or, you could just imitate Homer Simpson when
> > > > he sees some, any, kind of food. [?/:::::::::::::::] :)
> >
> > > Is this true, or just an approximation? This is an even
> > > clear description, and one I can understand, too!
> >
> > :) I don't know. Me and a friend of mine have the habit of
> > imitating Homer from time to time (which I suppose a lot
> > of people do) and when I tried the constricted /A/ it sounded
> > just like Homer seeing food. So I suppose it's true. To me it
> > sounds like the right sound, but I guess you have to ask a more
> > phonetically proficient Simpsonsfan for a more exact answer.
>
> Hmm.  It's always sounded like a lengthened syllabic nasal [m=]
> to me.

Not that sound (presumably you're thinking stuff like "Mmmm, forbidden
donut"), but I think the one that usually comes after (with blank stare,
mouth open, and drooling)

    *Muke!