Re: Uusisuom (phonemic????)
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, April 22, 2001, 16:28|
And Rosta scripsit:
> Brevity and clarity. "<a>" is shorter than "the letter 'a'" and clearer
> than simply "'a'", which could refer to a concept type, concept token,
> word type, word token, morpheme, phoneme or phone, and often will not be
> sufficiently clarified from context (as I can vouch for from numerous
> undergraduate essays).
Oh, well, undergraduates! Can't expect THEM to get anything right!
John Cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
One art/there is/no less/no more/All things/to do/with sparks/galore