How strange would it sound to make the preceding consonants soft in the following words?—
All examples are from Jones and Ward (1969) The Phonetics of Russian. Furthermore, all examples are from the speech of the older generation. In other words people did speak like this at one time (or still do)--
(I mean the С)
спичка, смена, сфера, свет, смех
(I mean the м)
(I mean the в)
My question is— how strange (bad) will it sound if I make letters soft that should not be soft, or letters that were soft in past generations, but are not now?
Is it not such a big deal to make some mistakes in softness?