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Re: NATLANG: o 0? re: consonant clusters

From:Douglas Koller, Latin & French <latinfrench@...>
Date:Friday, December 13, 2002, 20:38
Tristan wrote:

>Nik Taylor wrote: > >>Christophe Grandsire wrote: >> >>>Yes indeed. Which shows how strange English is, which keeps >>>untouched clusters >>>like /sk-/ and /st-/, but simplified clusters like /kn-/, /ks-/ or >>>/gz-/, and >>>still does synchronically :)) . >>> >But! But! That's because /st-/ is easy to pronounce, but /gz-/ isn't! >(There, a definitive statement!)
Hey, them's fightin' words on Géarthtörs! Kou