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Re: "Usefull languages"

From:Clint Jackson Baker <litrex1@...>
Date:Wednesday, February 13, 2002, 20:35
--- Christophe Grandsire
<christophe.grandsire@...> wrote:
> En réponse à Florian Rivoal > <florian.rivoal@...>: >
> > By the way, the French orthography is not that bad > and pretty phonemic (and > good at showing some grammatical alternations that > would look rather strange if > one were to adopt a phonetic orthography :)) ). > Compared to the English > orthography, it's the IPA :)) . >
The nice thing in French is that, although several different letter combinations may represent the same sound, one letter combination almost always represents one sound. However, in English, not only do you have the first part of that, but on letter combination can have many sounds: "I cough as I plough through rough dough in Scarborough," for example. Clint __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Send FREE Valentine eCards with Yahoo! Greetings!