Pronunciation Insights – Aunt, adult, pajamas: Why can’t we agree how to pronounce common words?

QUOTE  Aunt, adult, pajamas: Why can’t we agree how to pronounce common words?

Call it the problem of toilet-paper-roll words

By James Harbeck | February 10, 2014
How do you pronounce each of the following words? And is there another correct way to pronounce them?

adult, address, almond, amen, arctic, aunt, banal, Caribbean, diabetes, either, envelope, harassment, herb, homage, mayonnaise, neither, niche, nuclear, pajama, potato, produce (as in produce department), schedule, tomato, Uranus

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