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When I pronounce it... with s, my tongue tip is slightly further forward
than the alveolar ridge, but not far enough to make it T, with the
frission being between the alveolar ridge and the flat of my tongue just
past the tip.... it sounds weird, given how everyone describes
pronouncing s. Come to think of it, my t is just past the alveolar ridge
as well... but the frission is on the tongue tip with t, so I guess its
about half way to being dental. :( BTW, I was in speech therapy for a
while as a boy to teach me to get T right...

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> Anyway, I pronounce /s/ with the tongue pretty much is the same place
> as /t/. The
> difference is that /t/ is a stop and /s/ is a fricative. The same goes
> for /z/.
> My tongue is at the point where the upper teeth and gums meet.
>
> James W.
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