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From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Friday, March 17, 2000, 17:30
Christopher Reid Palmer wrote:

> I'm not familiar with the term `bunched'. What does it mean? What other > phones is it used to describe?
It refers to the shape of the tongue. Say [rrrrr] and feel how your tongue bunches up in your mouth. -- Schlingt dreifach einen Kreis um dies! || John Cowan <jcowan@...> Schliesst euer Aug vor heiliger Schau, || Denn er genoss vom Honig-Tau, || Und trank die Milch vom Paradies. -- Coleridge (tr. Politzer)