Re: USAGE: THEORY/USAGE: RE: Not *that* vowel again! (was: Personaladjectives (was:Fruitful typos...)
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Monday, January 24, 2000, 16:25|
And Rosta wrote:
> [I]f you start at [i] and lower the jaw,
> without constricting the pharynx, [E] is the other extreme from [i]. [&]
> is what you get if you take [E] and add pharyngeal constriction.
I think this is right.
> alleged facts lead me to conclude (a) that 'typical' American short A
> is [E]
My /&/ is definitely [&], based on feeling my pharynx from the outside.
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