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XSAMPA Question

From:Gary Shannon <fiziwig@...>
Date:Friday, January 23, 2004, 17:38
Since every thread turns into a pronunciation thread
in 3 to 5 posts, I suppose I might as well try to
learn something about phonology.  I'm not sure why
I've never had any interest in it, except that I see
it as largely irrelevant, since mutual comprehension
seems to be maintained over a very broad range of
pronunciation variations.

But more to the point, where do I go to find out how
those XSAMPA things are pronounced.  If followed a lot
of Google links, but all I got was things like "close
front unrounded" which means about as much to me as
"top green polyester".  Is there a site that actually
explains the difference between close front unrounded
and top green polyester?



Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Michael Potter <mhpotter@...>
Herman Miller <hmiller@...>