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Re: verbal diarrhoea

From:Steve Kramer <scooter@...>
Date:Monday, September 17, 2001, 19:07
I hadn't considered it before, but I imagine Firaphones using "la" as filler,
perhaps with a bit of a musical trill to it if they get really stuck.  "Fira"

  ---------< Original Message >---------
  From: Sally Caves <scaves@...>
  Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2001
  Subject: Re: verbal diarrhoea

>And what about French "ah beufffff!" >Sally Caves > > > >----- Original Message ----- >From: Tristan Alexander McLeay <zsau@...> >To: <CONLANG@...> >Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2001 5:44 AM >Subject: verbal diarrhoea > > >> I was just wondering what various con- and natlangs (and dialects) use to >> 'umm' or 'aah'. >> >> To start off with, Aussies tend to prefer 'umm', and I understand Japanese >> 'anoo' (but I could be wrong). >> >> Tristan >> >> >> _________________________________________________________ >> Do You Yahoo!? >> Get your free address at >>
-- Steve Kramer -=oOo=- scooter at buser dot net Thought for today: "When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, "it means just what I choose it to mean -- neither more nor less." "The question is," said Alice, "whether you can make words mean so many different things." "The question is," said Humpty Dumpty, "which is to be master--that's all."