User:Gilgamesh/English words with broad O
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Broad O predominates in eastern North America. It was more common (in some of the words) in the older generation of Received Pronunciation speakers, but has almost universally re-shortened in younger speakers.
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- Words like betroth and wrath are not short O or broad O words in most accents at all. But some accents have these words with broad O.