Nine versions of the use of 'ough'

According to a past issue of the OWAC News (Outdoor Writers Association of California) the phrase "ough" can be pronounced nine different ways.

The following sentence contains all nine versions:

"A rough-coated, dough-faced, thoughtful ploughman strode through the streets of Scarbough; after falling into a slough, he coughed and hiccoughed."


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