ROUGH, DOUGH, COUGH

Can you pronounce all these words?  At first glance, they should all rhyme based on the spelling; but as many players learned, they failed the rhyme test.  Rough is pronounced “ruff” and rhymes with puff or stuff; dough is “doh” and rhymes with go or slow; and cough is “cawf” and rhymes with off.   Our reports show that 20-25% of our players are from outside the United States and use our game as an English learning tool.  Words like these cause frustration!  For great pronunciation help during game play, go to “About/Credits” and under Merriam Webster use the audio tool as indicated by a red megaphone.  For questions or comments: support@gamesforwords.com.   JB    

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