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Re: CHAT: (no subject)

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Wednesday, October 13, 1999, 1:32
"Thomas R. Wier" wrote:
> But his list was discussing the way in which he was *transcribing* > the sounds of his language. He said nothing about which sounds he > actually *had*. All he said was that the orthographic representation <p> > is not used in his schema, but that does not mean there is no sound > /p/ (using the IPA schema).
But, he gave every the value of every letter which varies even a little from English (like "zh"), and none of them had the value /p/. Plus, he told me that he hated the sound of /p/ in an instant messenger conversation. -- "Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many ailments, but I never heard of one who suffered from insomnia." -- Joseph Wood Krutch ICQ #: 18656696 AIM screen-name: NikTailor