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Re: Furbish

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Tuesday, July 27, 1999, 2:24
Herman Miller wrote:
> Yes, some words are obviously English, and I recognized a couple of Chinese > words as well. See Jeffrey Henning's analysis of Furbish at >
Re: the stops in Furbish. Could they have been glottalics at one time? /p'/ and /g'/ are highly marked segments. Of course, maybe I'm overanalyzing something that's not meant to be taken seriously. :-) -- "[H]e axed after eggys: And the goode wyf answerde, that she coude not speke no Frenshe ... And then at last a nother sayd that he woulde haue hadde eyren: then the goode wyf sayd that she vnderstood hym wel." -- William Caxton ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor