Posted: Apr 08, 2012 9:47 pm
by WiĆ°ercora
virphen wrote:I won't be able to answer exactly how many vowels English has, but I am sure the expected wrong answer is 5 (or 6), as people do tend to regard the written language as the "real" language. I'd guess there were at least 15.

Depends on the accent. My, Northern, accent lacks some vowels found in Southern english variants, notably that one which is like a halfway point betten 'uh' and 'ah'.