[Haskell-cafe] So how do people pronounce 'cabal' around here?
dpiponi at gmail.com
Thu May 29 13:44:06 EDT 2008
On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 6:38 PM, Richard A. O'Keefe <ok at cs.otago.ac.nz> wrote:
> I've always pronounced it k'BAHL, but was surprised to find that
> the OED only countenances a short second syllable:
The reason I originally asked is that American, British and other
dialects of English handle French loanwords differently. Americans put
stress towards the end and lengthen the final vowel; Brits typically
do the opposite.
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