transmogrification (was: genre (was: Woody or tinny?))
|From:||Raymond Brown <ray.brown@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, May 23, 2001, 5:22|
At 11:07 am -0700 22/5/01, Frank George Valoczy wrote:
>On Mon, 21 May 2001, Dan Jones wrote:
>> Generally I use a bastardised mix of Kirschenbaum and SAMPA, ignoring the
>> use of /&/ for ash, I have a funny keyboard setting and /Ê/ is as easy to
>> type as /a/. No idea about how easy it is to read, tho. I think Ê is in the
>> basic ASCII charset, so it should be easily viewably by everyone.
>If you mean f as in the first letter of my name, it's fine. If you mean,
>ash, then I'm seeing it as f-foxtrot.
...and I as upper case e-grave!
But 'twas a regular a-e ligature in Dan's original message; it's been
transmogrified when Frank quotes Dan.
A mind which thinks at its own expense
will always interfere with language.
[J.G. Hamann 1760]