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Paul Hartzer wrote:
>> From: Mark J. Reed <[log in to unmask]> It's definitely a
>> mistake to say that "The English word 'client' is 
>> monosyllabic."  No matter what dialect of English you happen to
>> speak, that's simply a false statement.  It is monosyllabic for
>> some speakers, and that distinction needs to be reflected in
>> the data, unless the tool is specifically about one particular
>> dialect of English.
> 
> Are there grounds for arguing *definitively* that "client" has
> two syllables while "I" has one? They seem like the same
> diphthong to me.

/ 'klaI.@nt /