Tristan Alexander McLeay scripsit:

> [a] is the front version of [A].

It's the Boston rendering of "ar", as in the famous "park your car in
Harvard Yard" [[log in to unmask]@d'yad], and they use in "father" too.
AFAIK Boston doesn't have any [A].

Note that there are notational problems here: some people use [a] for
[&] even in IPA.

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