Re: USAGE: [YAEPT] non-rhotic r (was Re: "To whom")
|Date:||Friday, January 28, 2005, 16:44|
I learned "farther" for literal physical distance and "further" for everything
else . . .Nearly the same, but not quite.
>Interesting. "Farther" is IMD the normal comparative of "far", whereas
>"further" is more restricted, being basically short for "furthermore"
>(e.g. when continuing an argument).
>> PS: Any [r] mean [r\]. And don't be scared by other things in square
>> brackets either, I'm using very broad transcriptions almost to the
>> point of being phonemic :)
>No worries, mate. *Reading* things in brackets doesn't scare me at all.
>It's trying to get it right when I'm originating the notation which I
>find frightening. :)