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    Vowels

    AS A YOUNG LAD I WAD TAUGHT "w" IS SOMETIMES A VOWEL. IS THIS STILL TRUE?

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    Re: Vowels

    When w follows o, and the o says it's name, the w is acting like a vowel (follows double vowel rule)


    In these words: cow, town, brown, etc., w is a consonant.


    In these words: tow, low, bowl, etc., w is a vowel. Notice the o is long and the w is silent.

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