Stone Gordonssen scripsit:

> >AFAIK, all Americans pronounce "Mary" as /meiri/; the question is
> >whether
> No, not all.

Note the slashes.

> >they pronounce "merry" and "marry" as /meiri/ also.  For me they are
> >/mEri/ and /m&ri/ respectively.
> [mE.4i], [mEr\r\i] [m&r\r\i] for me

Wow.  "Peter, Paul, and Meddy"?  Wow.

John Cowan <[log in to unmask]>
I amar prestar aen, han mathon ne nen,
han mathon ne chae, a han noston ne 'wilith.  --Galadriel, _LOTR:FOTR_