Carrie A. Brown

'cliché' vs 'niche' AmE pronunciation

I have noticed that some Americans (not all) pronounce the word 'niche' as 'nitch' (IPA /nɪtʃ/) rather than as 'neesh' (IPA /niːʃ/). niche Pronunciation: /niːʃ/ Pronunciation: /nɪtʃ/ (Oxford Dictionaries)

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hunter_gatherer updated 18 August
This peculiarity does interest me as well, maybe it stemmed from other some language with some other pronunciation? What about other words like cache or blase? Can anyone elaborate?
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