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Re: ¿Q?: if certain animals could speak...

From:Luís Henrique <luisb@...>
Date:Monday, December 23, 2002, 18:09
On Sun, 22 Dec 2002 03:08:07 EST, J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...> wrote:

> cat-humanoids [_Homo luden Cattus (talkative Siamese, of course ;)_] >... name given to them that they liked: "Bella-Pella" {beauty-fur}
I would think that duration of a sound would be phonemical: /meooooow/ would be perceptibly different from /meoooow/ (the latter means, "I am hungry"; the former, "I am very hungry, you stupid") :) Luís Henrique