Make me laugh

svetlana14

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Could you please listen to the recording attached below. I hear that the speaker is saying "MAY ME LAUGH" instead of "make me laugh". Is it true? If yes, what, do you think, is a phonetic rule I should follow to catch the similar sounds. Thank you.
 

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The speaker has an accent in which a trailing /k/ is reduced to a glottal stop. He says may', not "may", where the apostrophe represents the stop.
 

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When my father's hearing started getting weaker, he began complaining (bitterly!) that "People don't enunciate anymore!"
 
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