Re: HUMOUR (lingua vulgaris) Re: .com/religion
|From:||Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, September 29, 2001, 17:41|
Roger Mills wrote:
>Nice to know how _stasht-stinzh_ breaks up, but it's still VERY difficult.
>Even if there is a little pause (junction, or _juncture_, the term I
>learned) it's awkward, and I'll bet that "native speakers" would mangle it
>somehow. Rather like English _mashed stones_, or _I pushed Stanley_ where
>except in very careful/emphatic speech I think the [-t] /-d/ would tend to
>get lost. (I can also do these by lengthening the /S/, to distinguish e.g.
>_push Stanley_ from _pushed Stan._
It's _sasht-stinzh_ (without initial _st-_), which at least I find markedly
easier to pronounce. It'd still probably easily contract to _sashtinzh_ in
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