ʺOughʺ can be pronounced in eight different ways. The following sentence contains them all: ʺA rough-coated, dough-faced ploughman strode through the streets of Scarborough, coughing and hiccoughing thoughtfully.ʺ

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    this is one of the things i point out to people who think that english pronunciation is ‘easy’ XD What about “lough”?
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    or you pretend you’re speaking pre-Modern English, when = /o:ɣ/
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