Cot vs. Caught

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    Are COT and CAUGHT pronounced the same or differently?

    And...where are you from (i.e. where were you raised when you learned to speak English)?
     
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    Differently---Minnesota
     
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    How 'bout roof and rough??

    Or creek and crick??

    :lol:
     
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    Different - central IL
     
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    Them's is diff'rent too.

    Even though a creek and a crick can be the same thing - jus depends on who you ask.
     
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    Cot and Caught are pronounced the same.

    Central Illinois.

    Creek and Crick are one and the same. Around here its Crick.

    The one that annoys me is "Sodie Pop" just say Soda ya D-bag! :lol:
     
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    A creek and a crick are the same thing! But I call it a crick.
     
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    Patrick McManus says creeks and cricks are different. Very humorously, I might add.
     
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    Cot and caught - different.

    How do you pronounce water? Wudder, wahter? Many around here (suburbs of Philly) say wudder. I used to but it has changed over the years and I say it with less of a 'local' accent now.
     
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    Ohhh - and "wash" vs. "warsh". That one bugs me.
     

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