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Noo/Nih Yauk (was: Futurese)

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Thursday, May 2, 2002, 19:14
On Thu, 2 May 2002 16:02:01 +0000 Kala Tunu <kalatunu@...>
> plenty of people cannot articulate ñ and ng as initials, like many > americans > pronounce New York as Noo York. other difficult stuff: [ji], [wu], > telling > [s] from [S], pronouncing [h] for spaniards, french, italians, > slavs, etc. > anyway, with a CVCV pattern and {p, t, tS, k, l, m, n, N, j, w} my > Tunu artlang beats your Futurese auxlang.
> mathias
- "many americans" pronounce New York as Noo York? I thought it was (almost?) all Americans, especially those of us who live there! We don't pronounce it that way because we "can't" articulate [nj] or [J], but because that's just how we talk. -Stephen (Steg) "some music."