"Coming out" about conlanging to people in Academia [wasRe:Caryatic]
|From:||Thomas R. Wier <artabanos@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, July 21, 2001, 22:50|
David Peterson wrote:
> No, he continues to do it; he always has done it. It's all I can hear
> when he speaks now.
Okay, so he uses a uvular stop. I also wouldn't be surprised if it becomes
effectively glottalic sometimes. To me, the "weirder" thing is not the place
of articulation of that stop, but the syllabic nasal that often precedes, even
if I myself often use a syllabic nasal there.
Thomas Wier | AIM: trwier
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