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Response to BumRushDaShow (Reply #9)

Sun May 6, 2018, 03:03 PM

10. Except all the words you mentioned

"hip" or "tip" or "lip" or "sip" or "nip"

Would only be pronounced with the short I if the subsequent consonant was repeated twice.

As in: hipper, tipper, sipper, and nipper.

The double consonant is the signal to pronounce the previous syllable with a short vowel.

So, I suppose an alternative could be:


That would work for me.

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