because that’s what their mom and dad taught them to afternoon.
English – French
ouch – a”ie
however, ow seems to be complete.
at least according to one translator.
conceivably because it requires no throat or mouth modulation at all.
read out it to yourself, and feel what’s up in your mouth and throat.
except your mouth closing a bit.
that’s my guess.
it just occur to me to check Hawaiian, since that’s probably the shortest alphabet.
and the OW letters are here.
i still think it’s of late too easy to utter.
I dont always articulate “ow” sometimes i say “sh%t or f&*k