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Native Anglophones seem to respond similarly, although many have
encountered "zh" for /Z/ in dictionaried.  But nobody takes "dh" as
/D/ at first glance.

On 1/31/07, Andreas Johansson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Quoting Benct Philip Jonsson <[log in to unmask]>:
>
> > <rant>
> > I took a lot of flak in the RP-normative Swedish school
> > system because of the American accent I learnt from my
> > grandmother.
>
> I think they've got more tolerant since. At least when I was being taught in
> the
> early to mid '90s they didn't try and cure anyone from americanisms of
> either
> pronunciation or spelling. They only taught RP, but if you picked up other
> accents from TV or whatever (a friend went to Calif. and ended up with
> something
> like [a-] for LOT, THOUGHT, FATHER) they didn't bother you about it.
>
>                                                     Andreas
>


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