Re: CHAT: Chompsky's name [sic]
|From:||Carlos Thompson <chlewey@...>|
|Date:||Friday, July 26, 2002, 17:54|
John Cowan wrote:
> Steg Belsky scripsit:
> > And the
> > /m/-/s/ juncture seems to attract an intermediary [p], [tSampski].
> This is typical of English, as shown by the common surname
> "Thompson", which is "Tom's son" with an intrusive "p".
> (Hi, Carlos!).
> Ditto "Sampson" < "Sam's son".
> Then there's Nim Chimpsky (not Chimsky), one of the firstsign-language-using
-- Carlos Th