[mythtv-users] British vs. American English (was MythTVrequires a better name)

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Mon Sep 24 00:01:46 UTC 2007

On Fri, Sep 21, 2007 at 11:09:45AM -0400, joe.white at wachovia.com wrote:
>    Unlike "isn't", "amn't" doesn't roll off the tongue with any more ease than
>    "am not".  Probably because the mouth position for the ending m and
>    beginning n are so close.

Actually it's because you have to open your lips and push your tongue
up to the roof of your mouth simultaneously; it's a non-trivial
manoeuvre to perform.

(Did I spell that right, British Guys?  :-)

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