I just spoke with a friend who lives in my house. She moved to the US from India a while back.
Because of that, she pronounces some words differently, so that sometimes people don’t understand her.
Here’s where we come to one of these interesting “peeks under the hood” of people’s inner workings.
She’s 1) SUPER motivated to be understood and to be successful in the US. But 2) Not very interested in changing her pronunciation.
I got flustered. To me, those two views don’t go together. So, I poked around until she said: