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"Essiness, Ishiness, Veeiness, Aitchiness & /X/"

From:Jonathan Knibb <jonathan_knibb@...>
Date:Monday, March 11, 2002, 1:56
Clint Jackson Baker wrote:
I always wondered what /X/ was. Thanks! I've been sitting here saying it--what a cool sound, like a contented kitten. [...] <<< I think you may be the first person to describe any national characteristic of the Germans as 'like a contented kitten'... (Das [X] habe ich doX sehr gern. :) ) ObConlang: I might even consider putting it in as an allophone of /x/ in Telona. Jonathan. 'O dear white children casual as birds, Playing among the ruined languages...' W. H. Auden, 'Hymn to St. Cecilia'