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    Default Re: Should I follow American accent of Scott?

    I think 'Scott' needs to change his name to 'Joe'!!!!

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    Default Re: Should I follow American accent of Scott?

    Thank you, everyone.

    Yesterday, I asked how to pronunce "Scott" to two American co-workers of mine face to face.

    They said they pronounce it as [Sgat], instead of [skot].

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    Default Re: Should I follow American accent of Scott?

    I think you're mistaking a /kʰ/ for a /g/.

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    Default Re: Should I follow American accent of Scott?

    Quote Originally Posted by thedaffodils View Post
    Thank you, everyone.

    Yesterday, I asked how to pronunce "Scott" to two American co-workers of mine face to face.

    They said they pronounce it as [Sgat], instead of [skot].
    Daffodil, you need to check their passports!!!

    In AmE Scott is 'S-cot'...Scott!!! There is no 'g' sound! We say 'S-cot-land' for Scotland... there is no 'g' sound!!!!

    In the final analysis, if Scott smiles when you say his name you are pronouncing it correctly!!!

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    Default Re: Should I follow American accent of Scott?

    I need to concur with amigos4. The consonant cluster /sg/ is not permitted in English onsets and codas.

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