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Vowel Epenthesis and Audiograms

From: Harvey Bingham <hbingham@acm.org>
Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2005 01:54:04 -0500
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I appreciate the good work the committee has done in preparing the
pronunciation Lexicon Specification.

As an aid to aging ears that have lost high-frequency hearing, I have
found that vowel epenthesis can make pronunciation more understandable.

I give background for this, when first I became aware of it in mis-hearing
"breadth and depth" as "bread and dead!" I wondered what might be done
to exploit the listener's audiogram

See: http://www.hbingham.com/accessibility/audgram.htm

I cover more about epenthesis in:


Regards/Harvey Bingham
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