“Bulk” and “Bulge” Pronunciations

Pronunciation note
Bulk and bulge most often are pronounced with the vowel [uh] of buck. In South Midland and Southern U.S. the [oo] of book and bull commonly occurs among all speakers. Standard British speech has only [uh]. Both types exist in British regional speech, and both were brought to the colonies, where each came to predominate in a different area and was carried west by migration.

“bulk.” Dictionary.com Unabridged. Random House, Inc. 24 Nov. 2014. <Dictionary.comhttp://dictionary.reference.com/browse/bulk>.
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