HF$IBBO:LIYM (?) -- (Parenthesis)

Ian Hutchesson mc2499 at mclink.it
Tue Sep 26 12:40:41 EDT 2000


>> There is no difference in pronunciation; how can you differentiate
>> in speech between "Sh" and "ShSh"?
>
>There certainly are langages that have a doubled "sh" shound in
>speech; Arabic and Japanese spring to mind...

And in connected speech in English (ie spoken normally):

    Bush showed a lot.

There is a double $ going from Bush to showed. Try and say it with only one
and you end up with

    Bush owed a lot.

So, is there really no difference in pronunciation?


Ian




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