Gary Shannon skrev:
>>From my "Yet Another Phonetic Alphabet" project, my latest heresy is
> to ask "Is Y ever anything but a vowel?" My conclusions are based on
> studying the captured waveforms and Fourier spectrums of pairs like:
> "oe yoe", "ae yae", "eh yeh", "u yu", "ah yah" etc.

How would you then distinguish between

"Snap your boring"


"Snappy or boring" ?

Are you really pronouncing those identically?