Vowels

Famous quotes containing the word vowels:

    These equal syllables alone require,
    Though oft the ear the open vowels tire;
    Alexander Pope (1688–1744)

    Playing “bop” is like playing Scrabble with all the vowels missing.
    Duke Ellington (1899–1974)

    As no one can tell what was the Roman pronunciation, each nation makes the Latin conform, for the most part, to the rules of its own language; so that with us of the vowels only A has a peculiar sound.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)