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>Hello all!
>All the talk on how we all seem to have odd ways of
>pronouncing things makes me want to propose a
>hypothesis: that linguistically inclined people are so
>sensitive to sound that they overcompensate when they
>speak...Maybe?  How does this sound?

Well, my little brother gets upset when I pronounce the Legend 'o
Zelda villain Ganondorf's name as Gah-NOWHN-dorf instead of
GA-non-dorf the way everyone else does... and god forbid my Hebrew
teacher catching me trying to make a vowel attached to a Ayin come
from the back of my throat!