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    Hi I have huge request for you. If you can fill for me this survey you will help me in writing my BA thesis. I think questions are not so difficult but if you have problems with something Ill expain. Thank you for help.

    I’m starting a dialect survey to find out what differences there are in people’s pronunciation in Australia and England. Most of these questions just answer with ‘yes’ or ‘ no’; although you can elaborate on your own answer if you wish. Thanks to those who fill this survey; it will be helpful in my BA thesis.

    1. Sex:
    2. Age: (If you don’t want to put your real age, put age group)
    3. Location:
    4. Do you distinguish pronunciation between:
    caught and cot
    the vowel in bad and lad
    roil and royal
    card and cord
    salt and sol
    paw and poor and pore
    crone and crown
    fill and feel
    chews and choose
    load and lord
    lay and lie
    rap and wrap
    mews and muse
    Mary, marry, merry
    dawn and don
    carp and cup
    cap and carp
    sheep and ship
    laugh and lath
    the first letter in poppy and bobby
    roller and ruler
    tree and three

    5. How do you pronounce undermentioned words (please focus on vowel “a”)? Please put them in two groups.
    man, cattle, pyjama, aunt, graph, dance, camel, chance, bard, palm, contrast, hand

    first group ( pronunciation like "ham")
    second group ( pronunciation like "car")

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    Please, can somebody help me and will fill this survey, it takes only 10 min. It's very important for me, I'll be appreciative.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mysiaczek88 View Post
    1. Sex: Male
    2. Age: 66
    3. Location: Prague, Czech Republic (Originally from Hampshire, Southern England.
    4. Do you distinguish pronunciation between:
    caught and cot -Y
    the vowel in bad and lad - N
    roil and royal - I don't use the word 'roil'/
    card and cord -Y
    salt and sol -Y
    paw and poor and pore - my 'paw' and 'pore' are probably indistinguishable. My 'poor' is slightly different.
    crone and crown - Y
    fill and feel - Y
    chews and choose - N
    load and lord- Y
    lay and lie- Y
    rap and wrap - N
    mews and muse - N
    Mary, marry, merry - 3 different peonunciations.
    dawn and don - Y
    carp and cup -Y
    cap and carp - Y
    sheep and ship - Y
    laugh and lath -Y
    the first letter in poppy and bobby - Y
    roller and ruler - Y
    tree and three - Y

    5. How do you pronounce undermentioned words (please focus on vowel “a”)? Please put them in two groups.
    /ć/: man, cattle, camel, hand
    /ɑ:/: pyjama, aunt, graph, dance, chance, bard, palm, contrast,
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    Quote Originally Posted by mysiaczek88 View Post
    Hi I have huge request for you. If you can fill for me this survey you will help me in writing my BA thesis. I think questions are not so difficult but if you have problems with something Ill expain. Thank you for help.

    I’m starting a dialect survey to find out what differences there are in people’s pronunciation in Australia and England. Most of these questions just answer with ‘yes’ or ‘ no’; although you can elaborate on your own answer if you wish. Thanks to those who fill this survey; it will be helpful in my BA thesis.

    1. Sex: Male
    2. Age: 61
    3. Location: UK
    4. Do you distinguish pronunciation between:
    caught and cot Y
    the vowel in bad and lad Y
    roil and royal "roil" is not a word I use.
    card and cord Y
    salt and sol Y
    paw and poor and pore Y
    crone and crown Y
    fill and feel Y
    chews and choose N
    load and lord Y
    lay and lie Y
    rap and wrap N
    mews and muse N
    Mary, marry, merry Y
    dawn and don Y
    carp and cup Y
    cap and carp Y
    sheep and ship Y
    laugh and lath Y
    the first letter in poppy and bobby Y
    roller and ruler Y
    tree and three Y

    5. How do you pronounce undermentioned words (please focus on vowel “a”)? Please put them in two groups.
    man, cattle, pyjama, aunt, graph, dance, camel, chance, bard, palm, contrast, hand

    first group ( pronunciation like "ham") man, cattle, camel, hand
    second group ( pronunciation like "car") pyjama, aunt, graph, dance, chance, bard, palm, contrast
    Bhai.
    Last edited by bhaisahab; 14-May-2012 at 12:28. Reason: Missed the last word.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mysiaczek88 View Post
    Hi I have huge request for you. If you can fill for me this survey you will help me in writing my BA thesis. I think questions are not so difficult but if you have problems with something Ill expain. Thank you for help.

    I’m starting a dialect survey to find out what differences there are in people’s pronunciation in Australia and England. Most of these questions just answer with ‘yes’ or ‘ no’; although you can elaborate on your own answer if you wish. Thanks to those who fill this survey; it will be helpful in my BA thesis.

    1. Sex: Female
    2. Age: 43
    3. Location: UK (South-East)
    4. Do you distinguish pronunciation between:
    caught and cot - Yes
    the vowel in bad and lad - No
    roil and royal - No
    card and cord - Yes
    salt and sol - Yes
    paw and poor and pore - No
    crone and crown - Yes
    fill and feel - Yes
    chews and choose - No
    load and lord - Yes
    lay and lie - Yes
    rap and wrap - No
    mews and muse - No
    Mary, marry, merry - Yes
    dawn and don - Yes
    carp and cup - Yes
    cap and carp - Yes
    sheep and ship - Yes
    laugh and lath - Yes
    the first letter in poppy and bobby - Yes
    roller and ruler - Yes
    tree and three - Yes

    5. How do you pronounce undermentioned words (please focus on vowel “a”)? Please put them in two groups.
    man, cattle, pyjama, aunt, graph, dance, camel, chance, bard, palm, contrast, hand

    first group ( pronunciation like "ham"): man, cattle, camel, hand
    second group ( pronunciation like "car"): pyjama, aunt, graph, dance, chance, bard, palm, contrast



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    Quote Originally Posted by mysiaczek88 View Post
    Hi I have huge request for you. If you can fill for me this survey you will help me in writing my BA thesis. I think questions are not so difficult but if you have problems with something Ill expain. Thank you for help.

    I’m starting a dialect survey to find out what differences there are in people’s pronunciation in Australia and England. Most of these questions just answer with ‘yes’ or ‘ no’; although you can elaborate on your own answer if you wish. Thanks to those who fill this survey; it will be helpful in my BA thesis.

    1. Sex:f
    2. Age: (If you don’t want to put your real age, put age group)over 60
    3. Location:Australia
    4. Do you distinguish pronunciation between:
    caught and cot No
    the vowel in bad and lad No
    roil and royal yes
    card and cord yes
    salt and sol yes
    paw and poor and pore yes
    crone and crown yes
    fill and feel yes
    chews and choose no
    load and lord yes
    lay and lie yes
    rap and wrap no
    mews and muse no
    Mary, marry, merry yes
    dawn and don yes
    carp and cup yes
    cap and carp yes
    sheep and ship yes
    laugh and lath yes
    the first letter in poppy and bobby yes
    roller and ruler yes
    tree and three yes

    5. How do you pronounce undermentioned words (please focus on vowel “a”)? Please put them in two groups.
    man, cattle, pyjama, aunt, graph, dance, camel, chance, bard, palm, contrast, hand

    first group ( pronunciation like "ham") man, cattle, pyjama, aunt, graph, dance, camel, hand
    second group ( pronunciation like "car")
    chance, bard, palm, contrast,

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    1. Sex: Male
    2. Age: 50
    3. Location: Living in Manila but from Leicester
    4. Do you distinguish pronunciation between:
    caught and cot - Yes
    the vowel in bad and lad - No
    roil and royal - No
    card and cord - Yes
    salt and sol - Yes
    paw and poor and pore - No
    crone and crown - Yes
    fill and feel - Yes
    chews and choose - No
    load and lord - Yes
    lay and lie - Yes
    rap and wrap - No
    mews and muse - No
    Mary, marry, merry - Yes
    dawn and don - Yes
    carp and cup - Yes
    cap and carp - Yes
    sheep and ship - Yes
    laugh and lath - Yes
    the first letter in poppy and bobby - Yes
    roller and ruler - Yes
    tree and three - Yes

    5. How do you pronounce undermentioned words (please focus on vowel “a”)? Please put them in two groups.
    man, cattle, pyjama, aunt, graph, dance, camel, chance, bard, palm, contrast, hand

    first group ( pronunciation like "ham"): man, cattle, camel, hand
    second group ( pronunciation like "car"): pyjama, aunt, graph, dance, chance, bard, palm, contrast

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    Thank you for filling it. If somebody wants to do it I'll appreciate it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mysiaczek88 View Post


    1. Sex: Male
    2. Age: 75
    3. Location: Northwest England
    4. Do you distinguish pronunciation between:
    caught and cot yes
    the vowel in bad and lad no
    roil and royal no
    card and cord yes
    salt and sol yes
    paw and poor and pore yes
    crone and crown yes
    fill and feel yes
    chews and choose no
    load and lord yes
    lay and lie yes
    rap and wrap no
    mews and muse no
    Mary, marry, merry yes
    dawn and don yes
    carp and cup yes
    cap and carp yes
    sheep and ship yes
    laugh and lath yes
    the first letter in poppy and bobby yes
    roller and ruler yes
    tree and three yes

    5. How do you pronounce undermentioned words (please focus on vowel “a”)? Please put them in two groups.
    man, cattle, pyjama, aunt, graph, dance, camel, chance, bard, palm, contrast, hand

    first group ( pronunciation like "ham") man, cattle, aunt, graph, dance, camel, chance, contrast, hand
    second group ( pronunciation like "car") pyjama, bard, palm
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    : Business Insider Maps, Dialect, Dialect Map, Dialect Maps, Joshua Katz, Joshua Katz Maps, Language Map, Language Maps, Maps, Ncsu, Pronunciation Map, Pronunciation Maps, Us Dialect Map, Technology News

    What do you call a set of 122 maps depicting the variety of word choice, pronunciation and slang across the U.S.? Super viral.
    If you've visited Facebook in the past several hours, it's likely you've seen Joshua Katz's work. The graduate student in statistics at North Carolina State University created a series of U.S. dialect maps that, though made just for an end-of-year project for one of his classes, inadvertently set the social Internet ablaze after finding their way onto Reddit and then Business Insider.
    "I started the project mostly out of personal interest," Katz told The Huffington Post. He wanted see a smoothed-out version of data collected by Burt Vaux, a professor of linguistics at the University of Cambridge, in a survey of American speech patterns.

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