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Old 9th June 2019, 04:25 PM   #23
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Moscow, Russia
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Originally Posted by ariel
Not a good example: t is pronounced differently in tank, mother, matter, notion , theater ( two different sounds), thistle ( one is altogether silent), thus, city, natural, not pronounced at all, and then there are other blasted exceptions:-).
Thanks a lot. As I can see it is impossible to originate word "matter" from "mother". That's the point.
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