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Unlike with British English, there don't appear to be a lot of books about American English pronunciation that touch on such technical aspects but are still accessible to learners, presumably because of the paradigm shift that took place in the 1960s ignited by the emergence of sociolinguistics. So one has to look to the early-to-mid 20th century to find an ...


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The linguistic part to this question that I can see is, what is the phonemic or phonetic quality of "r" in US English? The cites answer answer correctly challenges the erroneous transcription with /ʀ/, however attributing phonetic properties to phonemes is a tricky proposition (though people do it). There is no phonological fact suggesting the &...


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