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Re: Con-prescriptivism

From:Tom Wier <artabanos@...>
Date:Wednesday, March 31, 1999, 14:40
Brian Betty wrote:

> Maybe I should change my surname to my grandmother's > Petzschke (yes, that is 5 consonants in a row... say "Pec-k@)
Yeah. Standard German has /pEtSk@/ (actually three consonants; cf. "Nietzsche" /nitS@/); is that <c> there supposed to be an affricate or a stop? ======================================================= Tom Wier <artabanos@...> ICQ#: 4315704 AIM: Deuterotom Website: <> "Cogito ergo sum, sed credo ergo ero." There's nothing particularly wrong with the proletariat. It's the hamburgers of the proletariat that I have a problem with. - Alfred Wallace ========================================================