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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!).
Hi John...
> Ditto "Sampson" < "Sam's son". > > Then there's Nim Chimpsky (not Chimsky), one of the first
> apes.
-- Carlos Th