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06:00 am: the raised alveolar non-sonorant trill (partially fricative)
Teddy was reading the Guinness Book of World Records (crappy website) the other day - he likes the entries about machines, of course - and he happened upon the page with language records.

I don't remember what picture caught his eye. The book is downstairs and it's not even 7:00, so no, I'm not going to go look. I wouldn't want to wake Teddy up by thumping down the stairs, would I? It has nothing to do with laziness.

In any case, right there on the page was the hardest consonant to pronounce*: ř. The Czech ř (as in Dvořak). It's kind of a rolling r combined with a zh sound. Frickin' impossible. Many Czechs never even master it. Peter laughs at my pronunciation. Says it sounds like baby-talk.

Now I don't feel quite so stupid.

* I think that's what it is. Again, too lazy considerate to go look.

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