saying this list of names (from
Transcribing the Sound of English by
Paul Tench) that
require the full range of vowels: Steve,
Jim, Jen, Pat, Mark, John, George, Brook, Sue, Chuck, Bert, Jane, Joe, Di,Joy, Ian, Claire, Noor, Howard, Fiona and Louise. If we wanted to use different vowels for them all, we'd need 22 (Howard has 2)!