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Is there a rule for how to pronounce words such as "dance", "prance", "castle"?

In official standard British English, and indeed most varieties of British English, the 'A' in words like "dance", " can't " and "bath" are pronounced the same as the 'a' ...
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I pronounce question as kweshtin. Is my pronunciation wrong?

The late Prof. Lawler commented: /'kwɛʃtən/ (which is what I take "kweshtin" to mean) is well within the range of possibilities in American English. Also common are /'kwɛʃtʃən/, /'kwɛstʃən/,...
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I pronounce question as kweshtin. Is my pronunciation wrong?

I am from the Ohio River valley. Southern Indiana. I pronounce it as questshun. We have what's referred to as a country, hillbilly, or redneck accent. My mother in law was from the Northern Illinois ...
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