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    #1

    Lightbulb ?

    Which is the difference when pronouncing whether/weather
    Thank you in advance.

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    #2

    Re: ?

    Some people aspirate (use a small puff of breath) when pronouncing the "wh" sound at the beginning of a word. Most American English speakers pronounce these words exactly the same.

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    Re: ?

    Quote Originally Posted by mykwyner
    Some people aspirate (use a small puff of breath) when pronouncing the "wh" sound at the beginning of a word.
    Yes, some Scots do this. Does anyone else? I'm curious.

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