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Since this board is all about the use of the English language, may as well stretch it to include spoken language.

Which English speakers pronounce Wales and whales differently?

i.e. which say "wh" with a clear H sound at the start?
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>>7626889
is that houellebecqs dad?
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pronunciation_of_English_%E2%9F%A8wh%E2%9F%A9
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>>7626900
Peter Egan. Apparently part Irish.

>>7626911
What about in England?
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I pronounce them the same. I live in Dorset.
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hw-ales
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>>7626976
In England w and wh are pronounced the same
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>>7626988
Correct
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I live in the West Midlands. I know plenty of people from both England and Wales and the words 'Wales' and 'Whales' are always pronounced the same way
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>>7626900
kek, came here just to ask if that was bizarro houellebecq
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