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How do you say "cash"

Postby Louisamarie » Sun Apr 02, 2006 10:51 am

Everyone always laughs at me for the way "cash," "bash," and "trash." Does anyone know what part of the country pronounces it with a slightly shortened long A sound?
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Postby Perry » Sun Apr 02, 2006 12:04 pm

However it is pronounced cash is better than trash. Don't let anyone bash you.
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Cash or Trash

Postby Louisamarie » Sun Apr 09, 2006 6:16 pm

That's cute, Perry! Thanks for the laugh. :lol:
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Re: How do you say "cash"

Postby sluggo » Wed Apr 12, 2006 3:09 pm

Louisamarie wrote:Everyone always laughs at me for the way "cash," "bash," and "trash." Does anyone know what part of the country pronounces it with a slightly shortened long A sound?


That more frontal A (close to 'eh') I seem to hear around Chicago and GreatLakes.
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