CHAT: Watt (was Re: Re: Fwd: ...not what I mean (fwd))
|From:||Eric Christopherson <raccoon@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, September 25, 1999, 3:04|
----- Original Message -----
From: Padraic Brown <pbrown@...>
To: Multiple recipients of list CONLANG <CONLANG@...>
Sent: Friday, September 24, 1999 4:27 PM
Subject: Re: Fwd: ...not what I mean (fwd)
> That's hilarious! :D
> On Sat, 25 Sep 1999, andrew wrote:
> > * "Watt."
> > * "What is your name, please?"
> > * "Watt's my name."
> > * "That's what I asked you. What's your name?"
> > * "That's what I told you. Watt's my name."
> Obviously they don't distinguish [w] and [hw].
Nor do they use different vowels in the two words as I do, what /wVt/ and