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@hollyamory Although I love how North American anglophones haven’t yet met a phonetic question we didn’t immediately want to answer with, “We should probably just add more R sounds, right?”

@hollyamory Oh, yes, 100%. A good assumption (not just in language) is that (1) my quirk is probably shared by lots of other people and (2) even if it’s not, everyone almost certainly has an analogous quirk and we should sit down with some cocktails or tea and share notes about them.

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@hollyamory I'd like to add to the penultimate point that, in my experience, how my Midwestern face-hole pronounces "redder," "letter" and "wetter" is pretty much the same and sounds approximately like a string of three different /r/ sounds–i.e., "r-rr-rr"—to a good many humans.

Also, all of those words sound like "read her" (in "I have read her a story"), "let her" and "wed her." As long as "her" is unstressed. Because North American Englishes gotta North American English.

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this seems like misanthropy but it's not Show more

@densetsu Oh, Theatre Arlo *stares wistfully into middle distance*

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@densetsu "1776" cast entirely with disappointing celebrities.

@densetsu Yes, exactly. Except I'm not sure who Shatner is playing in this scenario.

@densetsu The habeas corpus nymph? The voir dire sprite? The elf that lives in a hollowed-out fifth amendment?

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I guess by that, I mean there are more than zero.

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