28419Re: Czech korunas versus Czech crowns
- Oct 6, 2005--- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, James Kirchner <jpklists@s...> wrote:
>Not counting the B/E dialect, of course.
>In the southeastern US, where she lives and teaches,
> some people don't have the lax /U/ vowel, and they would pronounce
> "poor" as [por], but this is a really bad pronunciation to teach
> foreign students of English, because most native English speakers would
> never pronounce it this way.
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