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Re: USAGE: [YAEPT] non-rhotic r (was Re: "To whom")

From:kcasada <kcasada@...>
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. :) > >-Marcos