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rusty -- People from the East Coast won't understand your cute cartoon. I was raised in the Midwest, but my DH taught me that "aunt" is not pronounced like the insect.
I was raised near London Ontario, in the area between four of the Great Lakes and learned to pronounce "aunt" as rhyming with "ant", "slant" or "plant".
I did hear later that many pronounce it as in "daunt", "flaunt", etc.
Ant in Michigan.
I think it's easy enough to understand regardless of how you pronounce 'aunt'. Having a different accent, or way of pronouncing a word, doesn't make anyone stupid.
How come uncle is not pronounced differently?
jim: How come uncle is not pronounced differently?
You don't pronounce it un-clay?